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Computer Systems Technician

Available at: Canadian College (Vancouver)


Canadian College is affiliated with St. Lawrence College and delivers the 2-year diploma program in downtown Vancouver. Graduates receive a Canadian College diploma and a St. Lawrence College diploma upon successful completion of the program.  Students will be registered at Canadian College under the Canadian College Designated Learning Institution number. Students will be co-registered at St. Lawrence College.


Lessons are designed to combine theory with practical experience, and studying at Canadian College provides a metropolitan experience to international students. Rich cultural diversity and easy access to job market are some of the benefits of the program in Vancouver. Students will enjoy small classes taught by highly qualified faculty and receive superb services by dedicated staff. 

Program Name

Computer Systems Technician

Program Code



Ontario College Diploma

Start Dates

No Intakes Available

Program Duration

2 years

Location (Campus)

Canadian College (Vancouver)

Canadian Fees

Fees for this program are set by Canadian College and are available on their website at: .

International Fees

Fees for this program are set by Canadian College and are available on their website at: .

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline 2020-21

Semester 1
COMP 203 Networking 1
COMP 1111 Introduction to Databases
MATH 8 Introductory Computer Mathematics
COMP 82 MS Client Operating System
COMP 83 Linux 1
COMP 905 Programming 1
COMM 110 Communications for College

Semester 2
COMP 30 Computer Hardware Systems
COMP 3014 Networking 2
COMP 66 OS Scripting
COMP 68 Linux 2
COMP 2111 Advanced Databases
GENE General Education Course

Semester 3
COMP 67 Technical Support Procedures
CARE 10 Career Strategies for Computing Professionals
COMP 930 Programming 2
COMP 77 Cloud Computing 1
COMP 213 Windows Server
COMP 105 Ethics and Computer Security Best Practices
GENE General Education Course

Semester 4
COMP 63 Work Placement
COMP 207 Cloud Computing 2
COMP 223 Networking 3
COMP 79 Emerging Technologies
General Education Elective (Online)

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

SLC graduates have many options to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Agreements between SLC and other institutions that are specific to this program are listed below. In addition, there are many credit transfer pathway agreements between colleges and universities within the province of Ontario. Please also visit to search for options relevant to your program area of study.

>>More information on these SLC Articulations

Admission Requirements

Secondary School Diploma including Math 11 and English 12, or equivalent. Students must meet one of the following language requirements:

  • Canadian College English Placement test, Pass

  • Smrt English English 140, Pass

  • St. Lawrence College ESL Advanced Level Certificate, Pass with 60%

  • IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum score of 5.5 in each section

  • TOEFL 213 (computer-based test), TOEFL 78 (internet-based test)

For more information about the English Proficiency test, click here.


Health Requirements


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Edward Desforge

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