Applied Computing

Computing

There continues to be strong demand for people with relevant IT skills and experience. According to Career Services, many employers in the computing industry are struggling to fill vacancies, a trend that is likely to continue for the next five to ten years.

You can work for a range of employers in many different roles including web design, computer technician, programming, software engineering, systems analysis, user support, help desk operation and computer sales. Whether you are interested in helping people, making things work, creating something, figuring out how to best use computers to get things done, there is a job for you in the computing and IT industry.

International University Canada also offers free computing programs designed to help you improve your computer skills for use at work, at school or at home.

How Will You Benefit?

This program gives you the chance to start a career in computing or progress to higher-level qualifications. You will learn fundamental computer, business, and study skills.

Topics covered include word processing, spreadsheets, web design, PC operating systems and networks, data management and robotics.

 

Career Opportunities

Data entry, document handler, retail sales representative, computer services, junior multimedia and web developer, junior software developer.

Entry

There are No previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enroll directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

 

Course Length

The average time within which students complete studies is:

• Certificate Level – 14 weeks,

• Diploma Level – 24 weeks.

IUC courses allow you to study at your own pace with no assignment deadlines. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will ultimately complete your studies in.

• Completing your course with IUC is flexible as you can fast-track and graduate in a matter of months. You complete activities and submit assignments whenever you are ready.

• The maximum time given to complete a program is three years.

 

Study Mode : Distance Learning

This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies and not be locked into a timetable.

Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance, assessments takes place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle.

What will you get?

All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:

• All required study materials and course notes

• Practical assignment projects with constructive tutor feedback

• Industry based tutor who will service all of your course and career questions

and guidance.

• Student ID card giving student’s access to thousands of discounts both at home and overseas!

On successful completion of the course you will receive:

• A graduation certificate officially recognizing your successful completion.

• Transcripts indicating units completed

• Job search assistance

Enrollments statistics

Enrollments statistics a IUC reveal that students from the following categories are currently taking advantage of the distance learning experience :

•Individuals looking to start a business or change career paths 18%

•Individuals already in the job seek a promotion 30%

•Government, business & industry employers 32%

•Military personal 10%

•Stay at home mothers 10%

 

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