Post Graduate Diploma in IT

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Program Overview

A successful completion of this program will prepare the student for a career in the computer industry. The graduate will have the knowledge needed to compete in today’s Information Technology business world. This program offers web development, web designing, data management, working with e-commerce, database designing infrastructure.

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Get the latest technical skills in software engineering, web development to start your career in computer programming and devops field.

Job Opportunities

Graduates of the PG Diploma in IT will be able to work as:

  • Web Developer
  • Full Stack Developer
  • Quality Assurance Admin
  • Web Administrator
  • Web Designer
  • Dev Ops Engineer


Earn up to $48 per hour as a web developer.

All wages are taken from the Canada Job Bank

Program Admission Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in any field.
  • Basic Computer Literacy Test conducted by the college
  • Students will need to submit a proof of English Language Competency by any one of the following options:

Domestic Students:

  • Grade 10 English
  • English Language Proficiency Assessment Test conducted by the College (based on CLB benchmarks), with a grade of 60% or more
  • Any 3-credit course in English/Communication completed in a Post-Secondary Institution in Canada

 International Students:

  • IELTS 5.5 Bands or More
  • CLB Score of 6 or more
  • PTE Academic 50 or more
  • Duolingo Score of 90 or more
  • English Language Proficiency Assessment Test conducted by the College (based on CLB benchmarks), with a grade of 60% or more

Program Duration

2100 hours (105 weeks)

Program delivery

  • In-class instruction
  • Combined delivery (both in-class and distance)

Completion Requirements*

Students need to pass all the courses with at least 60% marks and get a “Pass” from the supervisor in their skills course and practicum.

Course Outline

Course # Title of Course/Work Experience Component # of Hours
COMP012 Introduction to Computers 60
DISY020 Data Structures & Algorithms 60
DISY040 Software Engineering 60
DISY060 Operating Systems 60
PGIT010 Web Programming Fundamentals 60
PGIT011 HTML 5 and CSS3 60
PGIT020 JavaScript & C# Fundamentals 160
PGIT021 Advanced UI with React & Redux 160
DISY030 Database Management Systems 120
PGIT030 .Net Core MVC 160
PGIT031 .Net Core WebAPI 110
PGIT040 Azure DevOps Fundamentals 70
PGIT041 Security & Software Testing Fundamentals 110
PGIT050 Project 210
WORK060 Career Preparation 60
WORK110 Co-op 580
  Total Hours 2100

Please speak with your Campus Representative if you need further information.

Fee Structure

1 Application Fee $ 250 Domestic Students
2 Textbooks Fee $ 780
3 Tuition Fee $ 18900
Total $ 19,930
1 Application Fee $ 1000 International Students
2 Textbooks Fee $ 780
3 Tuition Fee $ 23100
Total $ 24,880

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 Lime of Credit
  • Scholarships

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

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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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