Information Technology & Co-op (Diploma)

This program is designed for students pursuing a career in IT. The coursework gives students an understanding of various computer systems as well as several recognized certifications commonly required of industry professionals. A 12-month co-op provides valuable work experience in the field.

프로그램 혜택

  • Canadian College IT diploma
  • Cisco CCNA certificate
  • Red hat system administrator certificate
  • Comptia A+ Fundamentals certificate
  • Microsoft server 2008 credit
  • Over 960 hours of IT related work experience
  • 쉽게 업그레이드 할 수있는 경력 경로
  • Some Public university transfer courses

This program is intended to prepare a student for a career in Information Technology. At the end of this program student will be able to demonstrate skill with various computer systems, as well as an understanding of some of the management operations of a business within the IT industry, including marketing and business computer applications.

Admission Requirements

  • High School Diploma, High School Completion Certificate, or equivalent.
  • iBT 70, IELTS 5.5, CCEL 125 pass or 78 on the Canadian College online assessment.
104주(주 20시간)
12 months work experience
Semester 1


12 weeks

Semester 2


12 weeks

Semester 3


12 weeks

Semester 4


12 weeks

Semester 5


12 weeks

Semester 6


12 weeks

Semester 7


12 weeks

Semester 8


12 weeks

Note: Each Semester is 12 weeks long, and there is a 1-week holiday after each semester.

Study & Work


The IT Co-op is an integral component of Information Technology Diploma program with Co-op as it provides students with essential real-world work experience in a Canadian English speaking business environment. The Co-op is designed to provide the students with two semesters of solid studies in their initial entry to the college. This is to effectively arm them with soft skill tools necessary for a quality six months (480 Hours) Co-op with a Canadian organization.

Completing the initial first Co-op after six months (480 Hours) will allow the students to return to the college for the next Semester (240 Hours) of study before they enter their next six month (2nd) Co-op Term (480 Hours) prior to returning for their Final semester (240 Hours) of study, graduating and returning to their home countries armed with the necessary tools and training they need for their future careers.

As students return to their home country, the combination of a Western Canadian Diploma and Co-op is not only a competitive advantage, but also allows students the opportunity to understand and experience the cultural and business nuances that can only be gained from a prolonged hands-on experience. This program was design to provide students with effective management working skills that is necessary for the 21st century work place.

Career Opportunities

  • Network technician
  • Network administrator
  • Service specialists
  • CISCO engineers
  • IT administrators
  • Tech support
  • Network specialists
  • Linux administrators
  • Field systems specialists
  • Remote systems specialists
  • System integration specialists

교과 과정

CC 105 - Business Enterprise

Students learn the challenges of starting a new business. Topics include strategic approaches to small business, small business startups, funding sources, market feasibility, buying a small business and franchising. Students begin to develop skills in financial management, market management, operations, human resource management and general small business management. Preparation of a business plan is a key experiential exercise.

CC 106 - Business Simulation

Entrepreneur is a dynamic business simulation covering entrepreneurship, ownership, retailing and the ethical and moral dimensions of management choices. Unlike most classroom exercises, a simulation provides an opportunity for the continuous practice of managing a business organization.

CC 125 - e-Commerce 1

This course provides students with the fundamental principles of planning and developing a successful on-line business. It covers issues like key challenges to for IT managers, opportunity analysis and business model development.

CC 126 - e-Commerce 2

In this follow up to CC125, students will be introduced to the comprehensive user-centered design process to create easy to use, and user centric websites. They will learn to conduct in-depth user research & requirements gathering sessions and then be able to analyze this research data & apply this to a website strategy.

CC 130 - Operations Management 1

This course introduces the learner to the operations management profession. An operations manager is concerned with the planning, decision-making and actions required to produce and deliver the organization’s goods and/or services, as opposed to marketing its products, managing its human resources or accounting for its finances. Operations managers work in virtually all enterprises – manufacturing, service, government, for-profit and not-for-profit. Operations managers work in many parts of the organization, including Purchasing and Supply Chain, Inventory Management, Quality Management, Scheduling, Transportation and Logistics, and Front-line Supervision to name a few.

CC 139 - 21st Century Communication

기술 발전으로 대인 관계 커뮤니케이션이 바뀌었을뿐만 아니라 비즈니스에서 대중이 의사 소통하고, 광고하고, 조직하고 전략을 세우는 방법도 바뀌 었습니다. 학생들이 점점 더 많이 보여줄 것으로 기대되는 지식은 변화하고 있습니다. 21 세기 기술에는 정보 및 통신 기술 (ICT) 문해력, 생각하고 문제를 풀 수있는 능력, 대인 관계 및 자기 방향 기술, 글로벌 인지도, 금융, 경제, 비즈니스 및 시민 사회의 문맹 퇴치가 포함됩니다. 온 디맨드 비디오 수업은 학생들이 매주 작은 과제 및 3 개의 주요 과제와 함께 볼 수있는 매주 제공 될 것입니다.

CC 140 - Communications

이 입문 커뮤니케이션 과정은 대학 수준의 비즈니스 의사 소통 기술을 읽고, 쓰고, 듣고 말하기의 발전을 강조합니다. 학생들은 다양한 목적과 청중을 위해 작문하고 소규모 그룹에 짧은 프레젠테이션을 전달합니다. 학생들은 정보를 조사, 분석, 요약 및 문서화합니다. 학생들은 자신과 동료가 작성한 문서와 구두 프레젠테이션을 평가합니다. 읽기, 미디어 응답 및 토론 연습을 통해 학생들은 의사 소통 기술을 향상시킵니다. 다양한 팀 및 문화 간 의사 소통이 강조됩니다.

CC 141 - Marketing 1

Designed to provide the student with an overview of the marketing concept and how it can be applied to any type of organization or service. Students also learn how key marketing concepts, principles, and theories can help marketers make effective decisions. Specifically the knowledge and understanding which are needed to assess product, price, promotion and distribution options, and to make marketing mix recommendations for specific target markets.

CC 150 - Business Computers 1

This course is the first part of an introduction to the computer skills required in business today. It provides the student with an introduction to computer file management and Microsoft Word.

CC 151 - Business Computers 2

This course will introduce and further develop Microsoft Excel skills that the student will need use in subsequent semesters and in the business world. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to prepare tables and graphs, use input fields, understand and be able to use Microsoft Excel insert functions and specialized functions. These functions include goal seeking, solver and data analysis.

CC 280a - Co-op Preparation

This second semester course is designed to prepare students for their co-op placement. Students will integrate the diverse skills and accomplishments from the program to develop job targeted CV’s. They will also work with the instructor to develop their understanding of the Canadian Job market and expectations of Canadian HR Managers.

CC 285a - Co-op

This first 6-month Co-op will provide students the opportunity to apply their initial business skills in real world situations. Students will be assessed and interviewed so that they will be placed in a suitable company according to their interests and future goals. Students will report to the college once a month to update their PLA report as well as problem solve any issues with college staff. The Co-op supervisor will also make routine visits to the place of employment to stay on top of the student`s performance.

CC 285b - Co-op

This second 6-month Co-op will provide students the opportunity to apply their expanded learned skills in real world situations. Students will have identified potential positions as a result of their CC285-a reports and feedback. Students will continue to report to the college once a month to update their PLA Report as well as problem solve any issues with college staff. The Co-op supervisor will also make routine visits to the place of employment to stay on top of students performance.

CC 430 - Comptia A+ Essentials Global Entrepreneurship

This international, vendor-neutral certification proves competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting. CompTIA A+ certified technicians also have excellent customer service and communication skills to work with clients. Students will obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to install, build, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, and perform preventative maintenance on personal computer hardware and operating systems. The Essentials Exam validates the basic skills needed by any entry-level service technician regardless of job environment.

CC 431 - Comptia A+ 220-602

This course is designed for students intending to work in a mobile or corporate technical environment with a high level of face-to-face client interaction. Potential job roles include IT administrator, PC technician, and Field Service Technician, as well as non-technical jobs that require understanding of computer repair issues. Students who pass both CompTIA A+ Essentials and exam 220-602 will be CompTIA A+ certified with the IT Technician designation.

CC 440 - Cisco ICND1

The 640-822 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) is the exam associated with the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician certification and a tangible first step in achieving the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification. This course focuses on providing the skills and knowledge necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small branch office Enterprise network, including configuring a switch, a router, and connecting to a WAN and implementing network security. A Student should be able to complete configuration and implementation of a small branch office network under supervision.

CC 441 - Cisco ICND2

This course focuses on providing the skills and knowledge necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium-size branch office Enterprise network, including configuring several switches and routers, connecting to a WAN and implementing network security. The course covers topics on VLSM and IPv6 addressing; extending switched networks with VLANs; configuring, verifying and troubleshooting VLANs; the VTP, RSTP, OSPF and EIGRP protocols; determining IP routes; managing IP traffic with access lists; NAT and DHCP; establishing point-to- point connections; and establishing Frame Relay connections.

CC 450 - Managing and Maintaining MS Server 2008

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills that are required to manage accounts and resources, maintain server resources, monitor server performance, and safeguard data in a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 environment.

CC 460 - Linux Fundamentals

An introduction to fundamental end-user and administrative tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, designed for students with little or no command-line Linux or UNIX experience.

CC 461 - Linux System Administrator

For users of Linux (or UNIX) who want to start building skills in systems administration on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, to a level where they can attach and configure a workstation on an existing network.

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