Information Technology Diploma

Information Technology Diploma

Information Technology Diploma

It is becoming increasingly common for Vancouver to serve as a global hub for the information technology industry. With the continued growth of the IT sector, a wide range of IT professionals are needed, including support analysts, network administrators, web developers, business analysts, security specialists, and system integrators.

The JIT Information Technology (IT) Diploma is a two-year full-time program to prepare you for a lucrative career in the information technology industry. With our emphasis on emerging technologies and tools, as well as hands-on experience working on real-world projects, you will gain a thorough understanding of this industry, making you an excellent candidate for exciting and exciting tech careers in the future.

PROGRAM DURATION

1260 Hours | 63 Weeks

FEE STRUCTURE

Application Fee
$250


Tuition Fee
$16,000


Books & Other Materials (approx.)
$950

Program Overview

Earning an Information Technology diploma equips you with essential skills for navigating today’s technology-driven landscape. From understanding technology’s societal impact to practical knowledge in programming and data structures, you’ll develop a versatile skill set. The program emphasizes effective communication, data analysis, and organizational abilities, ensuring you can articulate complex ideas and contribute meaningfully in professional contexts.

In addition to technical expertise, you’ll sharpen communication and organizational skills vital for success in the field. Clear written communication, efficient data management, and the ability to leverage new information are emphasized. You’ll also learn to translate complex theories into practical applications, fostering effective problem-solving and communication abilities.

Furthermore, the program emphasizes management and teamwork, preparing you to lead projects and collaborate effectively. You’ll learn to interpret colleagues’ input, contribute productively to group tasks, and manage priorities efficiently. These skills are essential for driving project success and fostering a collaborative work environment.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High school diploma (or equivalent) or mature student status;
Grade 10 Math

  • English language proficiency requirements:
    • Domestic students: Grade 10 English
    • International students: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.0 or higher, TOEFL (paper): 550 or TOEFL (CBT): 210 or TOEFL (IBT): 45 or higher, earned grade 12 graduation diploma in a system where English was the official language of instruction, Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) Score of 35 or higher, Canadian Language Benchmarks( CLB) Level 5 or higher.
    • Mature student status (19 years of age or older and one year out of school).

* No waivers will be allowed by students or institutions under any circumstances.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Successful graduates of the Information Technology Diploma will be able to:

  • Analyse complex computing problems and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  • Identify and analyse user needs and consider them in computing-based systems’ selection, creation, integration, evaluation, and administration.
DELIVERY METHOD
Online Synchronous: Meaning students attend classes virtually in ‘real time’ with instructors and classmates.
CAREER OCCUPATION

JIT’s Information Technology Diploma is unique; what makes it so?

With the Information Technology Diploma program, students can take business administration and cybersecurity courses. This allows them to be prepared to meet the needs of the industry.

A list of the skills of graduates in information technology:

  • Completing projects using relevant information technology
  • Implement/maintain/test business support systems and IT infrastructure
  • Multiple forms of information can be effectively collected, analysed, and integrated
  • Ability to communicate (orally and in writing) for documenting and presenting projects
  • Capacity to manage a variety of projects of varying complexity and duration
  • To achieve results, you need to think logically and structure your judgments
  • Organise multiple projects, identify priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Engage in multidisciplinary collaboration for multiple projects

These are some of the most common employment destinations:

  • Network Support Analyst
  • Help Desk Support Specialist
  • Systems Administrator
  • Data Security Assistant
  • Information Technology Specialist
  • Computer Support Analyst
  • Business/Systems Analy
COURSE OUTLINE
Course CodesCourse NameWeeksHours
ITS 100Information Technology (IT) Fundamentals480
ITS 101Operating Systems360
ITS 102Networking Fundamentals480
ITS 103Managing Computers – Part 1360
ITS 104Managing Computers – Part 2360
ITS 105Linux Fundamentals480
ITS 106Cloud Concepts480
SEC 100Cybersecurity Fundamentals480
BUS 100Business Communication480
BUS 101Microsoft Office360
ITS 201Relational Database Management Systems480
ITS 202Critical Cloud Technologies480
ITS 203Microsoft Azure Fundamentals480
ITS 204Amazon Web Services480
ITS 205Managing Servers360
BUS 208Career Strategies360
 TOTAL581160
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