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COURSES

 

Grade 9

 

Exploration of Networking and Cyber Security (CS102V 10S)

 

This is the first course which students can take within Sisler’s Network & Cyber Security Academy, and is available only to Grade 9 students. This course is for any students who are interested in learning how to build and fix their own computer, install an operating system, design a network, and increase their cyber security awareness. The course is designed for students with any level of experience. Relevant topics such as the Internet of Things, Digital Citizenship, and Privacy in the Information Age will be covered. Students will have access to Sisler's world-class training facility, exposing them to various hardware and software applications. This is an essential course if you are interested in pursuing additional technology courses within Sisler’s Network & Cyber Security Academy, a career in technology, or joining one of our many Cyber Defence teams.

 

Grade 10 

 

Hardware & Software Essentials (CS103V 20S)

 

Are you into PC Gaming, Video Editing, Live Video Streaming, Photo Editing, Digital Animation, and interested in learning about the latest in computer hardware to maximize your experience? Learn how to achieve optimal FPS, experience lighting fast load times, render your video in minutes instead of hours and experience extreme multitasking. This course teaches students about the hardware that powers every computer device on the planet. Students will learn how to build, fix and even design their own custom-built computer.  This course is for students with any level of computer experience. Students who complete this course will be able to select specific parts to build, upgrade or service a computer, install an operating system, and troubleshoot basic hardware/software related issues. Hands-on labs, interactive virtual learning tools, along with the latest in computer building simulators, will help students develop fundamental computer skills that can also lead to variety of employment opportunities. This is an essential course if you are interested in pursuing additional technology courses within the Sisler’s Network & Cyber Security Academy, a career in technology, or joining one of Sisler's Cyber Defence teams.

 

Industry Certification: Comptia A+

 

Grade 11

 

Operating Systems (CS104V 30S)

 

Are you interested in being able to troubleshoot common computer software problems? Would you like to know more about how operating systems run your computer? Do you know the story of how Apple and Microsoft revolutionized the computer industry?   The content of this course includes installation, configuration, and management of current operating systems, the history of the personal computer, and the rise of Microsoft and Apple. This course is for students with any level of computer experience. The focus will primarily be on Microsoft Windows but hands-on projects using open-source software, such as web & database servers will also be included. This is an essential course if you are interested in pursuing additional technology courses within the Sisler Network & Cyber Security Academy, a career in technology, or joining one of Sisler’s Cyber Defence teams.

 

Industry Certification: Microsoft Technology Associate

 

 

Network Technologies (CS105V 30S)

 

This course introduces students to fundamental networking concepts and technologies and explores how computers, phones and other devices connect and communicate across the world. It also provides a hands-on introduction to networking using hardware commonly found at home or in a small business environment. Online materials will assist students in developing skills necessary to design networks, navigate cyberspace and protect their identity online. After completing CCNA 1 and CCNA 2 students will be prepared for the globally-recognized Cisco CCENT certification. CCENT certification validates the ability to install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, including basic network security. 

 

Industry Certification: CCENT

 

Cyber Security Essentials (CS106V 30S)

 

Are your computers and mobile devices secured? This course focuses on securing operating systems such as Microsoft Windows. Students will focus on developing a toolbox of anti-malware products to scan and remove harmful computer viruses, worms, spyware, rootkits, and how to identify and prevent hackers from remotely conncting to your devices.  Students will also learn how to lock down a system to prevent unauthorized users from gaining access. This course is recommended for those with some experience in navigating operating systems. This is an essential course if you are interested in a career in techology, advancing your  competitive cyber defence skills, or interested in learning how to secure your own computer. Join this class and secure your future!

 

 Industry Certification: CompTIA Security +

 

Grade 12

 

Advanced Operating Systems (CS107V 40S)

 

Understanding Linux operating systems allows students to download and install a comprehensive software solution from open source communities free of charge. The material delivered through this virtual course offers powerful skills for Information Technology professionals and students aspiring to enter post-secondary. The skills taught in Advanced Operating Systems are applicable to a wide range of Information Technology career paths, including network engineering, software development and Linux administration.

 

Industry Certification: Linux Server Professional Certification

 

Server Administration (CS109V 40S)

 

This course is for students who are interested in the configuration and setup of a variety of specialized services offered with a variety of operating system such as ftp, web servers, system tools, and security. Operating systems will include Windows, Windows Server.  This course will focus on installation, configuration, and management of Web, Media, FTP, Gaming and Application servers. Students will use independent and group project based learning to accomplish specific tasks related to the course. This course is recommend for those who are interested in pursuing technology as career or who would like to network and shares resources in their home network environment.  

 

Industry Certification: Microsoft Technology Associate

 

 

Advanced Network Technologies (CS108V 40S)

 

This course develops student skills necessary to provide customer support to users of small-to-medium-sized networks and across a range of applications. An introduction to routing and remote access, as well as, addressing and network services will be studied. It will also familiarize you with servers providing email services, web space, and authenticated access. This course prepares you with the skills required for entry-level help desk technician and entry-level network technician jobs.

 

Industry Certification: CCENT

 

Applied Network and Cyber Security (CS111V 40S)

This grade 12 course seeks to apply all the skills and experiences students have developed throughout the Network and Cyber Security Academy. Students will be exposed to project based learning activities that emulate real world cyber security scenarios. Students will be exposed to ethical hacking, vulnerability assessment and penetration testing in safe and monitored lab environments.