IT Security Specialist

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Admission Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. An admissions interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.

Program Highlights

The IT Security Specialist program prepares students to work in business establishments’ IT departments troubleshooting PC’s, installing and upgrading hardware, and ensuring that businesses are working on a secure IT network. The program prepares students to write the industry certified IT exams for CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+.

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Career Opportunities

Successful candidates can pursue careers in the IT field, specifically troubleshooting, PC hardware, and IT Security. Upward mobility in these vocations is possible with experience, motivation, dedication, and a positive attitude.


Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:

  • PC Troubleshooting
    CompTIA A+ 220-901 and CompTIA A+ 220-902
  • Computer Networking
    CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Server+, and CompTIA Security+
  • Business Skills
    Customer Service Essentials and Business Correspondence Level 1
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  • Anticipated salary:

    C$44,552 – C$105,490 (Information from PayScale Canada)

  • Program Duration:

    21 Weeks

  • Program Notes:

    Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.

  • Program Category:

    Information Technology (IT)

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