Web Programmer Option Full-time Certificate 699ccertt

Code anything from scratch for any sector. Be an in-demand software programmer.


The Software Systems Developer (SSD) program (Web Programmer option) is a 7.5 month full-time business application development program offered by BCIT's School of Computing and Academic Studies, within the HTP department at the downtown campus.

It prepares individuals for high-demand careers in the technical areas of web application development, programming, database and systems analysis. Students learn industry-ready skills through extensive hands-on practice in current scripting and coding techniques, object-oriented architecture patterns, application security and scalability, developer tools, and platforms for building complete web-based business applications from scratch.

Graduates of this certificate program may apply for acceptance into the BCIT Bachelor of Technology in Computer Systems (additional prerequisites are required).

This program is delivered through classroom instruction, hands-on lab work and individual and team projects.

Applicants for the SSD Web Programmer option are not required to have formal computer programming background experience; however, they must demonstrate sound logical and reasoning skills through a pre-entry assessment exam. It is also highly-recommended that applicants take a programming language course, such as introduction to object-oriented programming, C#, or Java.

SOFTWARE SYSTEMS DEVELOPER - Web Programmer Option
BCIT Credential:
Certificate
Program Location: Downtown Vancouver
Program Length: 7.5 months, Full-time
Program Start / End: September  2015 - TBA
Total Tuition/Cost: Learn about Tuition & Fees
Entry Requirements: View Requirements


Program Entry

Application processing

Ongoing throughout the year.

Entrance requirements

Apply to program

Application packages and information can be obtained from the High-Tech Professional Program office. Call 604-412-7788, email htp@bcit.ca or visit bcit.ca/cas/htp/apply.

Scheduled intakes

See bcit.ca/cas/htp/dates for upcoming scheduled intakes.

Costs & Supplies

Please see tuition fees for High Tech Professional Programs.

Books and supplies

Tuition fees include all books and materials.

Financial assistance

Financial assistance may be available for this program. For more information, please contact Student Financial Aid and Awards.

Refund policy

  • If notice is submitted in writing and received by the SSD Program Office AT LEAST twelve (12) working days prior to the first day of classes, all tuition fees paid (less the $2,000.00 deposit) will be refunded.
  • If notice is submitted in writing and received by the SSD Program Office by 4:00 p.m. on the second day of class, all fees paid less $3,000.00 ($2,000.00 deposit and $1,000.00 penalty fee) will be refunded.
  • There will be no refund of fees issued after the second day of class.
  • Withdrawal for medical reasons, possible partial refund with doctor's medical note.

Courses

Class hours

9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday (excluding statutory holidays)

Program matrix

Required Courses: Credits
  SSDP 1501 Systems Foundations 1 16.0
  SSDP 2501 Systems Foundations 2 12.0
  SSDP 3501 Systems Foundations 3 17.0
  SSDP 4001 Specialty Topics 17.0
  SSDP 5001 Projects 25.5
 
Total Credits: 87.5

Transfer credit

Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.

Program Details

For the most current information on the Software Systems Developer program, please contact:

Telephone: 604-412-7788
E-mail: htp@bcit.ca
Web site: http://www.bcit.ca/cas/htp/
Address: High-Tech Professional Programs
#350 - 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC  V6B 3H6

Program length

30 weeks, full-time

Program location

Both options of this program are offered at the BCIT Downtown campus:

BCIT Downtown Campus
555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC

Graduating & Jobs

Job Opportunities

Graduates will find careers in a variety of industries including business, finance, government, health, information technology, telecommunications and service.

Depending on previous academic and work experience, career paths for graduates may include but are not limited to: web application developer, database developer, programmer/analyst, systems analyst, and careers in quality assurance.

Graduate employment outcomes

The following link takes you to graduate outcome survey results containing mostly labour market results from the 2011-2013 BCIT Outcomes Surveys of 2010-2012 Graduates.
Note: The survey results will be displayed in a separate browser window. To view these results, you need to have the Adobe Acrobat Reader installed in your Web browser.

Faculty, Advisors & Staff

Ron Terencio, Program Coordinator

Lorraine Fentie, Program Coordinator

Debra Williams, Program Head

Pat McGee, SSD Instructor

Rhonda Ewashko, Program Assistant

Contact Us

Telephone: 604.412.7788
Fax: 604.408.0921
Email: htp@bcit.ca

HTP Programs
BCIT Downtown Campus
350 - 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 3H6

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