This Co-op diploma program focuses on preparing you to work as a programmer requiring the application of current industry policies, practices, procedures, and tools. This program will give you the theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills in an industry standard programming languages, database design and application, fundamentals of object-oriented programming, HTML, Javascript, and practical software applications.

Admission requirements

  • Grade 12 graduate or mature student status (British Columbia, 19 years or older)
  • Meet minimum English language proficiency requirements.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion, graduates will be able to secure employment, for example, as application programmers, programmer analysts, and software development programmers.

Graduation Requirements

  • Successful completion of all program courses.
  • Successful completion of program Co-op.


This Coop will provide you with the opportunity to apply

acquired theory and skills in a practical business setting. You will gain real-world experience working on projects as a member of a team with project deliverables and deadlines.

Methods of Evaluation

Course grading is indicated on each course outline. Generally, the assessment will consist of quizzes, exams, and assignments.

Required Course Material

Not all courses may have textbooks. Textbooks are listed in the course outline. Textbooks may not be available through the college.


Computer and requisite software are provided at the college. No other equipment is required unless otherwise indicated on the course outline.


Course currency and relevancy may change depending on the requirements of the industry. The school may make changes at any time. Changes will be effective when made.


For proof of English Language Proficiency please refer to the Student Handbook.

Program Duration

Program hours
Total instructional hours 960
Total Co-op hours 960
Total program hours 1920
Total program length (weeks) 96
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated March 11, 2019
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