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Web Programmer Option Full-time Certificate 699ccertt

Code anything from scratch. Start your new career as a full stack web application developer.


Fall 2020 Delivery Mode: ONLINE

  • This program will be delivered online for the fall semester.
  • Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.



The Software Systems Developer program features an accelerated, project-based learning environment to prepare you for a career as a full-stack web and/or mobile developer.

This 8-month program will provide you with a strong foundation in multiple emerging web and mobile application development tools and technologies. Students will acquire hands-on experience through lecture and lab exercises combined with applied knowledge through internal and industry projects.

Our curriculum provides a comprehensive foundation in the following technologies to equip you for a job as a software developer:

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Angular, React, Vue
  • SQL and NoSQL
  • NodeJS
  • .NET Core
  • Amazon Web Services and Azure
  • iOS with Swift
  • Android with Kotlin
  • React-Native and Flutter
  • Integration with third-party hosting, security, API, and tooling providers

*subject to change without notice, based on the needs of the program and industry demand

In addition to our technology curriculum our instructors provide skills and practical experience with:

  • Code collaboration and communication in a development team
  • Working in an agile development environment
  • Tips for managing LinkedIn profiles, resumes, and the application and interview process

Graduates of this certificate program may apply for acceptance into the BCIT Bachelor of Technology in Computer Systems (additional prerequisites are required). Laddering into the Computer Systems Technology Diploma program is not an option.

While applicants are not required to have formal computer programming experience, they need to have a solid understanding of object-oriented programming. Applicants with no knowledge are advised to take a programming language course, such as introduction to object-oriented programming with any server-side language.

Contact us so we can help you prepare to join us.

SOFTWARE SYSTEMS DEVELOPER - Web Programmer Option
BCIT Credential:
Certificate
Program Location: Downtown Vancouver
Program Length: Eight months, Full-time
Program Start / End: September 14, 2020 - May 14, 2021
Total Tuition/Cost: Learn about Tuition & Fees
Entry Requirements: View Requirements


Program Entry

COVID-19 Notice to Applicants

Please visit Admission during COVID-19 to learn how BCIT Admissions is supporting applicants. At this time, there are no program-specific changes for applying to this program.

Application processing

Open to applications beginning October 1st (or next business day).

Entrance requirements

This program has a two-step admission process. Applicants must meet all entrance requirements and will be accepted on a first qualified basis as long as space remains.

Step 1: Pre-entry assessment

A completed and approved pre-entry assessment form must be uploaded to complete your application.

Step 2: Meet the following entrance requirements

Read more about how to meet BCIT’s entrance requirements

Apply to program

To submit your application:

  • Include proof of meeting all entrance requirements.
  • Convert all transcripts and supporting documents to PDF files.
  • Have a credit card ready to pay the application fee.
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Scheduled intakes

September of each year.

Please see the program overview for precise dates.

Costs & Supplies

Tuition fees

Please see tuition fees for High Tech Professional Programs or tuition fees for international students.

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.

Cancellation Policy

This program is subject to limited and minimum enrolment. Lack of sufficient enrolment will result in BCIT cancelling specific intakes of the program and will entitle accepted students of that intake to a full refund of all fees paid.

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

Program length

34 weeks, full-time

Program location

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 BCIT student outcomes reports present summary findings from the annual survey of former students administered by BC Stats one to two years after graduation. These reports combine the last three years of available results for the 2017-2019 BCIT Outcomes Surveys of 2016-2018 graduates and for Degree 2015-2017 graduates. The reports are organized into three-page summaries containing information on graduates' labour market experiences and opinions regarding their education. More detailed information can be accessed at the BC Student Outcomes website.

To view these results, you may need to have the Adobe Acrobat Reader installed in your Web browser.

Faculty, Advisors & Staff

Administration  Instructors

Yoonie Cho
Program Coordinator
604.412.7727
Yoonie_Cho@bcit.ca

Phil Weier
SSD Program Head
pweier@bcit.ca

Alex Cooper
SSD Instructor
acooper35@bcit.ca

Contact Us

For admission and program inquiries: Mailing address:

Phone: 604.412.7773
Fax: 604.408.0921
Email: TPP@bcit.ca

TPP Programs
BCIT Downtown Campus
  531 - 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada
V6B 3H6

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