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Information and Computer Systems

Information and Computer Systems

Certificate or Diploma in Information and Computer Systems

Developing IT solutions.

Fundamental knowledge of computing systems

The Information and Computer Systems program prepares you for work locally and globally in database design and management, network software design, administration, and operations and maintenance of networks and software.

Practical IT Solutions

This two-year, double-credentialed program starts with an Information and Computer Systems Technician certificate, which takes nine months to complete. With an additional nine months of study, you'll earn a full Information and Computer Systems Technology diploma.

The Information and Computer Systems (ICS) program emphasizes the analysis and development of practical IT solutions in a rapidly-changing technological environment.

For added hands-on experience, students can complete a four- or eight-month internship to complement their coursework.

Build Your Skills

As an ICS student, you'll learn to think critically, problem-solve both individually and as a team, and communicate effectively with all levels of IT users.

You will learn concrete skills, including how to:

  • program, deploy, secure, and maintain software applications to meet requirements
  • design, analyze, maintain, and interpret data
  • apply knowledge of basic project management skills to information technology activities
  • effectively communicate and collaborate with colleagues, team members, employers, and technical and non-technical personnel

Your Career

As a graduate of the one-year Information and Computer Systems Technician certificate program, you'll be prepared to work locally in the exciting world of information technology. A variety of computer-related careers, including programming, web development, and customer service in all types of organizations are open to you.

If you continue your studies, you can acquire the Information and Computer Systems Technology diploma. Graduates of the diploma program work as technologists and technicians, and are prepared for work in database design and management, network software design, administration, and in network operations.

Information and Computer Systems

Credential
Certificate or Diploma with optional Internship Designation
Length
One or two years
Study Options
Full-time
Work Experience
Four or eight months (internship option)
Start
September
Campus
Interurban
School
Trades & Technology
Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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