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IT Professional

About the Program

Take Online IT Courses to Start Your New Career in Just 70 Weeks!  IT Professionals with desktop and networking skills are versatile and valuable members of any IT support system. Take online IT courses with the Centre for Distance Education (CD-ED) to earn a diploma that also prepares you to earn four industry standard certifications, helping to make you in demand with employers from small businesses to large corporations. You’ll have the skills to troubleshoot desktop hardware and software issues as well as support the underlying network infrastructure.

Career Opportunities

IT Professionals play an important role in the daily upkeep of their organization’s networks and computer systems by finding solutions to problems as they occur. Solving an IT problem in a timely manner is important because organizations depend on their computer systems. IT Professionals may provide assistance to the organization’s computer users through phone, email, or in-person visits.

Career opportunities exist in a variety of settings. Almost all businesses, small to large, require technical help. Career paths include helpdesk support, network support, field technician, IT consultant to computer repair technician. With experience you can be a self-employed independent contractor.

As a qualified IT Professional you can pursue a variety of positions, including:

  • Helpdesk Support
  • Network Support
  • Field Technician
  • IT Consultant
  • Computer Repair Technician

Get the skills and confidence you need to launch a successful professional career – without the stress, cost and hassles of traditional schooling. As a CD-ED student you’ll enjoy complete flexibility with your online IT courses. You can manage your schooling around family, work and other responsibilities.

CD-ED has provided Canadians with top quality online learning and career support services for over 20 years, helping thousands of Canadians realize their career potential by removing barriers to their education.  Our online learning model offers one-on-one instructor support, live student services and online personal support resources, and freedom and flexibility to fit your lifestyle. You choose how and when to organize your schooling schedule in a way that suits your needs.

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