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Cyber Defence and Cloud Administration Diploma



Cyber Defence and Cloud Administration Diploma

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Welcome to the Brave New World of Cloud Computing!

Look up, look way up: the IT world is moving fast towards cloud computing. Servers, apps and data centres are now being delivered virtually – over the internet.  With MITT’s new Cyber Defence and Cloud Administration (CDCA) diploma, you’ll learn how to ride the new wave of secure IT infrastructure; sign up for our new CDCA diploma program where students learn the essentials skills needed to implement and integrate virtual networks. Be one of the first to learn how to administer cloud solutions which help boost business productivity and the bottom line.

MITT focuses on practical skills that get you hired. You’ll learn the theory of network security threats, and the specific, concrete software skills you need to address them in an IT department.

 

Canadian Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    2 years full-time (20 months of study)
  • Credential
    Diploma
  • work practicum
    Yes
  • apprenticeship
    No
  • Tuition Fees
    $5,150.00 per year (2017/18); $5,350.00 (2018/19)
  • books
    included in supply fees
  • additional supplies
    $900.00 per year (approx., subject to change)
  • additional student fees
    $162.00 infrastructure/technology (subject to change); $50.00 MITT Award Fund
A supply list will be provided at time of registration and is available here.
* Tuition fees may be subject to change.

Start Dates

Next Start Date: 

  • September 6, 2017 - Applications have been closed (updated September 5)
  • Fall 2018 (September start)

Class times:

  • Year 1: Days, 8:45 am to 3:15 pm
  • Year 2: Evenings, 3:30 to 9:30 pm

(Times subject to change)

Entrance Requirements

Applicants must have a high school diploma (or expected completion within 45 days of the program start date), including:

  • Grade 12 Math (40S), or equivalent; and
  • Grade 12 English Language Arts (40S), or equivalent.

Applicants must also have:

  • English Language Proficiency (if educated outside Canada)

For further information regarding entrance requirements please refer to the application/admission process.

Supplies

Supply lists are provided to students in their admissions package. 

International Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    2 years full-time (20 months of study)
  • Credential
    Diploma
  • work practicum
    Yes
  • apprenticeship
    No
  • Tuition Fees
    $14,100.00 per year (2017/18); $14,850.00 per year (2018/19)
  • additional supplies
    $200.00 approx. per year (purchased by student, subject to change)
  • additional student fees
    $162.00 infrastructure/technology (subject to change); $50.00 MITT Award Fund
A supply list will be provided at time of registration and is available here.
* Tuition fees may be subject to change.

Start Dates

Next start dates:

  • Fall 2018 (September start)

Class times:

  • Year 1: Days, 8:45 am to 3:15 pm
  • Year 2: Evenings, 3:30 to 9:30 pm

(Times subject to change)

Entrance Requirements

Applicants must have a high school diploma (or expected completion within 45 days of the program start date), including:

  • Grade 12 Math (40S), or equivalent; and
  • Grade 12 English Language Arts (40S), or equivalent.

Applicants must also have:

  • English Language Proficiency (if educated outside Canada)

For further information regarding entrance requirements please refer to the application/admission process.

Before the start of this program, international students will be required to complete Introduction to College and Work, a four-week preparatory program designed to help transition students successfully to the cultural, technical, and work expectations of Canadian post-secondary and workplace environments. Please see the Introduction to College and Work program page for more information. 

Supplies

Supply lists are provided to students in their admissions package. 

Description

With major trends in IT industry moving to virtualization and cloud services, students in this program will learn essentials skills to implement virtualization and securely integrate cloud services in existing IT infrastructures.

Occupational Duties

Core Tasks:

https://www2.careercruising.com/careers/profile-at-a-glance/653

  • Perform tests to determine security risks to computer networks
  • Install firewalls, anti-virus programs, and software patches
  • Investigate threats and unauthorized access
  • Assess and repair damage done by viruses and other security breaches
  • Develop security plans and policies
  • Implement virtualization and integrate

For a detailed list of the tasks performed in this occupation, go to:
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1122.00

https://niccs.us-cert.gov/training/tc/framework/spec-area-detail/14
***Please note this site is American and contains U.S. specific content

MITT Work Skills

MITT focuses on the following work skills because they are most important to employers:

  • Personal Management Skills
  • People Skills
  • Applied Knowledge
  • Workplace Skills

Workers in CDCA related occupations often possess the following work skills:

  • Computer proficiency
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Curious and creative
  • Detail–oriented
  • Communication skills

More information about these Essential Skills can be found at: http://www.jobbank.gc.ca/es_all-eng.do

Please note: MITT values continuous improvement in our programs and reviews programs on an ongoing basis to ensure relevance to changing educational objectives and industry needs. This program is undergoing revisions for the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants should be aware that courses and content are subject to modification. Please check back for further details.

Specializations

Students in the CDCA program are prepared to write the certification exams for Microsoft MCSE and MCSA, Cisco CCENT, CompTIA A+, Server+, Network+, and Linux LPI. The cost of certification exams is not included in tuition, but students are eligible for discount vouchers.

Certification

Many employers prefer to hire applicants who are certified. Even if it’s not required, certification demonstrates a level of skill, knowledge, and commitment that potential employers value. Certification is available through various IT training and credentialing associations.

At MITT, individual courses allow students to challenge industry certification exams in:

  • Cisco CCNA - Cisco CCNA Security
  • Cisco CCNA Voice - Office 365
  • VMWare Certification - Cloud Server Certification
  • MCSA (Microsoft Certified Systems Associate)
  • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)

Additional information

http://www.manitobafairnesscommissioner.ca/regulators-2/ (Regulated Professions)
http://www.manitobafairnesscommissioner.ca/resources/downloads/

Work Practicum

The CDCA program may feature a Work Practicum or Co-op placement in the computer industry to provide students with relevant practical experience. The placement enables students to apply the skills learned in the classroom, learn on-the-job procedures, and develop valuable job contacts.

MITT does not guarantee practicum placements and, in such situations, the Institute will explore alternative options for program completion with a student.

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