Server and Network Support - 183

Mohawk College Certificate
Courses in this program are normally delivered face-to-face. Some courses have temporarily transitioned to an online delivery. Visit the Programs of Studies for more information.
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The Server & Network Support Certificate is intended to provide the necessary background and introduction to computers, networks, network operating systems and Internet. This program will be of interest to those who work in an environment that fosters a Local Area Network and wish to understand the concepts of how a network handles data, and shares hardware and software resources. This program familiarizes students with data communications and networking essentials, TCP/IP and networking, network operating systems for network applications, computer and server hardware, and internet programming.

This certificate will prepare you for COMPTIA A+, Server+, i-Net+, Linux+ and Microsoft Certifications and provides you with knowledge of current and emerging networking technology that will empower you to enter employment or further education in the computer-networking field.

You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admission & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.

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Technology and Skills Development

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

Financial Assistance Information

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The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Technology and Skills.

Click on the Course number or Course title for more information on each course. 

Visit the Textbooks page for information on ordering your course materials.

A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.

Mandatory Courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
Course description: Establish a solid foundation with a Unix operating system. Construct ans execute well formed UNIX commands. Install end-user applications. Customize the user environment. Work with UNIX directories and files. Create and troubleshoot shell scripts.
Credits: 4
Equivalents: ELEC10050
Course description: Develop a working knowledge of managing a Microsoft Server and Domain. Construct a shared file system. Manage and design user and computer accounts in the Active Directory environment. Examine and construct group policies using Group Policy Management tools.
Credits: 4
Course description: Establish a solid foundation of theory and hands on skills required to administer a TCP/IP network.
Credits: 4
Equivalents: ELEC10118
Course description: Develop the administration skill set which began in Microsoft Server Admin Part 1. Examine and utilize the tools that can simplify and speed up the completion of various administration tasks.
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: COMP10041
Course description:
Equivalents: COMP10034

The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change. 

Course Code Course Name


(Sep to Dec)


(Jan to Apr)


(May to Aug)

COMP10041 Microsoft Server Admin Part 1


COMP10051 Microsoft Server Admin Part 2   MyCanvas  
COMPCO910 Introduction To Networking MyCanvas   MyCanvas
COMP10024 Fundamentals of UNIX MyCanvas   MyCanvas


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Getting Started

Visit CE Get Started, your go-to online resource for getting started. You’ll find information on online tools and the wide range of student services available to you to support your success as a Mohawk College student and to help you achieve your future goals!

Login to MyMohawk
MyMohawk is the college portal used to access your student account information, email, grades and more. Your username and password can be found on the Continuing Education Acknowledgement of Registration & Student Account form that was sent to you after you registered for your course. Visit the Getting Started - MyMohawk Guide for step-by-step instructions.

Access Mohawk Email
On the MyMohawk Home screen you will see a link to Mohawk email. Visit the Getting Started – Mohawk Email Guide to learn how to set up your account on your devices.

Access MyCanvas
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