Programs of Study
Advanced Security Specialist
Our Advanced Security Specialist (PGD
in ITASS) program is designed will prepare you to meet the information technology industry demands. It covers the most popular industry platforms such as:
Microsoft Operating Systems
Linux Operating Systems
Technical implementation of security standards
Ethical hacking and
Penetration testing etc.
Our Software Development program provides practical skills and theoretical knowledge employers need. This is a very practical and intense program that requires a good amount of work from the learners on their own as well as with the instructors. This is a project-based program, which allows you to apply the theoretical knowledge learned during the program. You will be required to complete and defend your project in front of industry professionals.
You will learn contemporary computer and software skills for IT employability in modern IT companies.
SCQF Level 8 Advanced Diploma
This program builds upon the Software Development Advanced Certificate.
The Advanced Diploma in Software Development SCQF Level 8 provides current skills in specialist technical software development, and it develops up-to-date knowledge in programming and systems development.
Software developers are needed in many different industries from biotechnology to telecommunications and transport.
The program builds on traditional software development techniques, and in addition it incorporates development for mobile platforms and the development of small-scale applications (Apps). It incorporates skills in data-driven websites which are typically used in e-commerce.
Our Business Certificate provides current insight into the main aspects of international business with a focus on business management and human resource management. It covers business culture and strategy, managing people in different sizes of organizations, marketing, economic issues, accounting, business law, and IT.
After completing this program, you are eligible to continue your studies to earn a Diploma at University of the Fraser Valley, in any field of study (Eligible for Postgraduation Work Permit).
Our Business Diploma program builds upon our Business Certificate program, maintaining its focus on international business, business management and human resource management. Upon completion of this program students:
Will have skills in planning, organizing, critical thinking, and evaluative thinking.
Will be able to investigate business issues and problems in depth.
Will have intrapersonal and interpersonal skills relevant to a range of administrative, commercial, or managerial positions in business organizations.
Will have developed communication and presentation skills.
Hospitality and Tourism Diploma Co-op
The Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Co-op Path has a strong personal development, communication skills and managerial competencies focus which enables candidates to progress more quickly to supervisory and/or management roles. Co-op placement gives students an opportunity to have a hands-on experience of the studies of their interest by working with Canadian industries after completing the theoretical portion of the diploma.
Students will attain more crucial skills and advantages through Co-op placement such as: practical communication skills with clients and co-workers and work experience will create more efficiency and awareness about tourism, customer services, hospitality, and marketing skills.
During placement students can work more than 8 hours every day hence can collect sufficient funds for their diploma and future education; accruing more productivity.
Most importantly this program provides tremendous flexibility for international students. If a student wants to follow a UFV pathway, after a diploma with Co-op in Focus College and 1 year at UFV, a student may be studying for two years and will have a work permit for up to 4 years. It is the best route for international students as they will get up to 4 years of work opportunities for approximately 2 years of study; study less years, work more, gain Canadian experience!