Post Diploma Information Technologies

  • Full Time
CAMPUS: Prince George
FEES: Check fee schedule
START DATE: Fall 2020
  • Alternate Delivery
  • Some courses are available online
Fall 2020 Program Offerings
All courses will be offered online.
  • Overview
  • Courses
  • Location & Dates
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees

This two-year Post-Diploma is offered in one of the fastest-growing niches in the Canadian job market: Information Technology. Topics and applications include:

  • Network configuration and administration
  • Enterprise applications
  • Wireless network security
  • Troubleshooting and support
  • Project management

Course offerings are constructed on recognized industry manufacturers’ and vendor-neutral standards which encourage you to develop competencies relevant to current and future trends in IT enterprise/server environments.

To meet objectives found in the modern workplace, the Post-Diploma in Information Technology (PDIT) program incorporates foundations necessary for you to obtain several industry-recognized certifications:

  • Cisco
    • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) - Routing and Switching
  • CompTIA
    • (A+, Network+, Server+, Security+, Linux+)
  • Microsoft
    • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA – Microsoft Server OS)
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
  • Certified Wireless Network Professionals
    • Certified Wireless Technician (CWT)
  • Linux Professional Institute
    • Linux Essentials LPIC-1
    • Linux Administrator
  • Electronics Technician Association
    • Customer Service Specialist (CSS)
    • Fiber Optics Technician (FOT)

Careers in Information Technology

  • Information Systems Analysts and Consultants
  • Computer and Network Operators and Web Technicians
  • Computer Programmers and System Testing Technicians
  • Database Analysts and Data Administrators.

Post Diploma Information Technologies Courses

Information technology (IT) as defined by the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) is the study, design, development, implementation, support, or management of computer-based information systems, particularly software applications and computer hardware. The Post Diploma in Information Technologies program provides in-depth instruction and practical application of the course curriculum. Students develop a skill set to be able to network, configure, support and troubleshoot computer systems and devices. Students enrolled in the PDIT program are exposed to hands-on activities using well equipped computer labs. Applicants applying to the PDIT program should have an interest in the computing industry, strong communication and problem solving skills . The Post Diploma in Information Technologies program prepares students to obtain industry-recognized certification from: . Cisco (CCENT, CCNA) . CompTIA (A+, Network+, Server+, Security+, Linux+) . Microsoft (MTA, MCSA, MOS) . CWNP (CWTS, CWNA, CWSP) . LPI (Linux Essentials) . FOA (CFOT) . ETA (CSS)

Required Courses

A minimum "B" grade on each course is required to successfully complete the PDIT program. The student must complete all course components.
PDIT-302 Computer Systems Hardware 3 15 weeks
PDIT-303 Computer Operating Systems 3 15 weeks
PDIT-307 Networking Technologies 3 15 weeks
PDIT-376 Introduction to Networks 3 16 weeks
PDIT-304 Enterprise System Admin 3 15 weeks
PDIT-308 Project Management 3 15 weeks
PDIT-324 Wireless Technology Specialist 3 15 weeks
PDIT-377 Routing & Switching Essentials 3 16 weeks
PDIT-330 Microsoft Server Oper Systems 3 15 weeks
PDIT-332 Introduction to Linux 3 15 weeks
PDIT-340 Professional Development 2 15 weeks
PDIT-378 Scaling Networks 3 16 weeks
PDIT-379 Connecting Networks 3 16 weeks
PDIT-391 Project Work Skills 3 15 weeks
COM-100 Fundamentals of Business 3 15 weeks

Required Courses

A minimum "B" grade on each course is required to successfully complete the PDIT program. The student must complete all course components.

PDIT-380 Data Center Technologies 3 15 weeks
PDIT-382 IT Security 3 15 weeks

Locations & Dates

CNC programs have varying lengths and start dates to meet your needs, and are offered across multiple campuses where possible. Don’t see the campus you’re looking for? Check back with us soon as this page is updated throughout the school year.

Fall 2020 Prince George Online 2 years (including work placement)

Entry Requirement

1. Minimum successful completion of a 2-year diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution or equivalent, within the past 5 years, in either Computer Science or Business Information Technologies or equivalent.

2. Students whose first language is not English must show proof of a minimum TOEFL score of 80 (IBT), or minimum overall IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent, or completion of CNC ESL English for Academic Purposes or equivalent

Graduation Requirements:

Students must complete all of the 17 courses with a minimum grade of B (72%) in each course in order to graduate with a Post Diploma in Information Technologies.


In the Post Diploma in Information Technologies program a minimum grade of B (72%) or higher is required for any prerequisite course.

Invest in your future

Please check the Fee Schedule for up-to-date information.

These costs are an estimate and do not include books. Costs may change without notice. Student fees vary by campus.

Information about books for this program will be given out on the first day of orientation.

Paying for college

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Salaries and employment

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International Fees

The estimated cost for this program is $23,000.

This cost is an estimate and subject to change. This does not include registration fees, text books, medical insurance or living expenses.