Are you looking to upskill quickly for a career switch, re-enter the workforce, or work in full-stack web development? The BCIT Software Systems Developer certificate program offers job-ready skills in just eight months.
The Software Systems Developer (SSD) program provides a solid foundation of software skills needed for a career in full-stack development, preparing you to join the workforce immediately.
- Participate in mock interviews
- Gain skills in writing a competitive resume
- Create a professional LinkedIn profile highlighting your new IT skills
- Enhance competencies such as communication and teamwork
About the Program
- Work through this intensive, hands-on 31-week full-time program with your cohort, sharing your experience and expertise, and building a professional network that will last long after you graduate
- Full-time (Monday to Friday, 9:00 until 4:00 pm) certificate program
- Offered in-person at the Downtown campus
- 1 intake: September
- 4 weeks full-time industry project with a real client
- Excellent job placement rate upon graduation
See the Program Details to learn more about what to expect from SSD, and how to prepare for a career in software development.
Who should complete the SSD Certificate?
This program might be for you if you:
- Already have a credential, but are ready to start a new career in software development
- Already have a solid understanding of object-oriented programming
- Are looking to quickly earn the skills to begin working in a software development position
- Enjoy working with technology
- Enjoy working with people in an office or remotely
- Are seeking a supportive, hands-on educational experience studying in Canada
If any of these sound like you, please check the Entrance Requirements to ensure you can apply and start your new career path!
What Software Systems Developer grads can do
By earning your SSD Certificate, you’ll be honing your software skills and gaining knowledge of various industry-recognized technologies, preparing you for positions in multiple industries and locations.
You’ll also be able to draw on your experience working for an actual client during your job search.
You also have the option to continue your education with BCIT’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems. Please note that additional prerequisites are required.
Learn more about future opportunities on the Graduating and Jobs page.
- Next up Entrance Requirements
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.
Craig Watson, SSD Program Head
Josh Solomon, SSD Faculty
Ron Terencio, Program Coordinator
BCIT is well-respected by employers for its ties to industry. In Computing, this connection is formalized through a Program Advisory Committee (PAC) comprised of experts in a range of roles from a cross-section of companies. The department consults regularly to ensure program currency and relevance.
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