Information Systems Specialist

Program Highlights

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Stephenville, NL  A2N 2S5

Tel: (709) 643-6444  Fax (709) 643-6083

Adult Learning Center

70 Main Street

Stephenville, NL  A2N 1J4

Tel: (709) 643-6444  Fax (709) 643-6467

The Information Systems Specialist program is designed for students wishing to develop specialized network implementation and support skills. Students study planning, implementation, configuration, and support of servers.

Graduates may successfully compete for positions such as Network Administrator, Technical Support, or Network Security Specialist.


The Information Systems Specialist program helps prepare the student for certification examinations in:

Program Duration

The program duration is a total of 83 weeks which includes an 8 week work term.

Technical Skills

Computer Fundamentals with Keyboarding

Operating System Fundamentals

IT Software Fundamentals



Security +

Installing and Configuring Windows Server

Administering Windows Server

Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure

Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure

Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services

Introduction to CISCO Routers

Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 2

Introduction to Exchange Server

Introduction to SQL Server

Unix / Linux


Strategies for Student Success

Professional Skills

Career Planning & Preparation

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