Certified IT Cloud Specialist

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Program Overview

The Certified IT Cloud Specialist program fulfills the need for trained advanced level cloud and network professionals. This program prepares individuals to plan, manage, and secure the network infrastructure of an enterprise, on premises and on the cloud.

This program is an exclusive program designed for students who are looking for a career in IT. This program will help them to gain complete knowledge of network administration, server administration, virtualization, and cloud.

Certified IT Cloud Specialists are in high demand in B.C. Earn over $80,000 per year in this high-opportunity occupation. Flexible payment schedules, and online classes available.

Job Opportunities

Program graduates are well-equipped to compete for entry and intermediate level jobs in network administration and security. While actual jobs obtained depend on the individual student’s background prior to the program, and their achievements during the program, typical jobs for graduates include:

  • IT Security Administrator
  • Cloud/Network Administrator
  • Network Security Analyst
  • Network Operation Manager
  • Communication Engineer (VoIP)
  • System/Network Engineer
  • Self-Employed
  • System Analyst and more

Program Admission Requirements

  • High School graduation (grade 12) or
  • Mature Applicant Status (age 19 or older)
  • English 12 (60% or better grade)
  • Pass math entrance test

Program Duration

1500 Hours


Network Operations Manager – Telecommunications
Earn up to $57/hour

Course Outline

Code Course Name Hours
ITP 101 Introduction to Computers 40
ITP 102 CompTIA A+ 80
ITP 103 CompTIA Network + 80
ITP 104 Configuring Windows 8.1 60
ITP 105 Supporting Windows 8.1 60
ITP 106 Resume Writing and Career Focus 20
ITP 201 Installing and Configuring Windows server 2012 R2 60
ITP 202 Administrating Windows server 2012 R2 60
ITP 203 Configuring Advanced Windows server 2012 R2 60
ITP 204 CompTIA Security + 60
ITP 205 CCENT (ICND 1) 60
ITP 206 Job Search and Interview Techniques 20
ITP 301 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices (ICND 2) 60
ITP 302 VMware Certified Professional 6 – (VCP-DCV) 80
ITP 303 Enabling Office 365 40
ITP 304 Managing Office 365 40
ITP 305 CompTIA Linux + 60
ITP 306 Business Communication Essentials 40
ITP 401 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions 80
ITP 402 Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions 40
ITP 403 Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2014 Databases 60
ITP 404 ITIL Foundation Certification – IT Service Management 60
ITP 405 CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) 60
ITP 406 Project 60
ITP 407 Practicum 160
Total 75 Weeks 1500

Fee Structure

1 Registration $250 Domestic Students
2 Tuition Fee $24,250
3 Course Material Fee $500
Total $25,000
1 Registration $250 International Students
2 Tuition Fee $29,000
3 Course Material Fee $500
Total $29,750

This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.

Financial Assistance

Western Community College offers a variety of financial aid opportunities to ease students’ stress and allow them to focus on their studies. If you need extra support, we have flexible funding to accommodate all our students, no matter their financial situation.

  • BC Student Loan
  • In-house Financing
  • Student Line of Credit
  • Scholarships

Our dedicated Financial Aid Officers will help you every step of the way.

Why Study at Western Community College

  • Installment-based, low tuition fee.
  • 100% Practicum Placement
  • Weekday, weekend, and evening classes optionally available
  • Part-time or full-time class schedule
  • Free CLB preparation classes * Conditions Apply
  • Graduate employment rate: 97%

Admissions Contact Information

Mon – Sunday 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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