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CDI College

For over 40 years, students have trained for new careers at CDI College! With premier programs in business, technology and health care, your CDI training will provide a solid foundation in skills that will help you launch a meaningful career. You will build an impressive skill set in your area of study, plus gain the interpersonal expertise that will help make you successful. CDI College programs are designed to reflect the requirements of the employers in your chosen career field. Throughout your studies, you will work in ways that will mirror what you will find in the workplace. When you complete your program you will be ready to begin your career.

And the support team at the campus is dedicated to helping you every step of the way. We are all here for one reason – your success!! From our admission process right through to our employment support after graduation, we strive to provide you with a meaningful educational experience. It is this dedication that gives our graduates the competitive edge in the workplace.

Alberta Campuses

Calgary City Centre Campus

800 5th Avenue SW, Trimac House, Suite 100

Calgary, AB T2P 3T6

Calgary North Campus

100 – 403 33rd Street NE

Calgary, AB T2A 1X5

Calgary South Campus

Suite 200, 240 Midpark Way SE

Calgary, AB T2X 1N4

Edmonton City Centre Campus

200 – 10004 Jasper Avenue

Edmonton, AB T5J 1R3

Edmonton North Campus

Unit 104, 9450 – 137th Ave

Edmonton, AB T5E 6C2

Edmonton South Campus

Unit 2, 810 Saddleback Road NW

Edmonton, AB T6J 4W4

Edmonton West Campus

176 Mayfield Common

Edmonton, AB T5P 4B3

British Columbia Campuses

Abbotsford Campus

31838 South Fraser Way

Abbotsford, BC V2T 1V3

Burnaby Campus

5021 Kingsway, Suite 500

Burnaby, BC V5H 4M4

Richmond Campus

4351 No 3 Road, # 180

Richmond, BC V6X 3A7

Surrey Campus

Suite 100, 11125 124th Street

Surrey, BC V3V 4V2

Vancouver Campus

710-626 West Pender St.

Vancouver, BC V6B 1V9

Victoria Campus

950 Kings Road

Victoria, BC V8T 1W6

Manitoba Campuses

Winnipeg Campus

280 Main St.

Winnipeg, MB R3C 1A9

Ontario Campuses

Ajax Campus

Suite E100 – 100 Westney Road, South

Ajax, Ontario L1S 7H3 Canada

Hamilton Campus

14 Hughson St. South

Hamilton, ON L8N 4H3 Canada

Mississauga Campus

280 – 33 City Centre Dr.

Mississauga, Ontario L5B 2N5 Canada

North York Campus

33 – 4950 Yonge St.

North York, Ontario M2N 6K1 Canada

Scarborough Campus

2131 Lawrence Avenue East

Toronto, Ontario M1R 5G4 Canada

Toronto Campus

1600 – 2 Bloor Street East

Toronto, Ontario M4W 1A8 Canada

Quebec Campuses

Laval Campus

3 Place Laval, Suite 400

Laval, QC H7N 1A2 Canada

Longueuil Campus

1111 rue St-Charles Ouest, suite 120

Longueuil, QC J4K 5G4 Canada

Montreal Campus

416, boul. De Maisonneuve Ouest, Suite 700

Montreal , QC H3A 1L2 Canada

Pointe Claire Campus

500 – 1000 boulevard Saint-Jean

Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 5P1 Canada

Quebec City Campus

905 Avenue Honore-Mercier, suite 20

Quebec, QC G1R 5M6 Canada

Toronto Campus
1600 - 2 Bloor Street East
M4W 1A8 Canada

Classes are available in 19 areas:


Diploma of Graphic Design

Are you passionate about page layout? Fascinated by product packaging? Does typography make you swoon? If so, then turn your passion into a rewarding and creative career. With the Graphic Design diploma program at CDI College, you will build a skill set that complements your artistic talents so you can launch a successful career as a graphic designer. In this program, you’ll focus on learning techniques used in both traditional and computer graphic design, including drawing, design, colour theory and typography, as well as the standard software used in the industry. You’ll learn to design for publications, packaging, advertising, corporate branding and websites.

Career opportunities exist in a wide variety of fields, including graphic design firms, marketing agencies and advertising companies. Magazines, newspapers, professional printers and web development companies also require graphic designers. Event promotions and planning services may employ graphic designers, as well.

Diploma of 3D Modeling, Animation Art & Design

The 3D Modeling Animation Art and Design program prepares you for a career in a number of CGI-based industries. With your diploma, you could find employment in computer animation studios, game development companies, post production and special effects studios. You might also find work with industrial design firms, software producers or any other company that requires the productions of 3D graphics and animation. By the end of the program, you’ll have a professional portfolio of your animation work to show potential employers.

Diploma of Game Development and Design

Want to turn your passion for playing video games into a successful career? The Game Development and Design program at CDI College will provide you with the solid technical and artistic foundation you’ll need to become a part of this growing industry. Over the course of the program you’ll learn how to draw a character concept and its environment, shape a model, stage a scene, design game characters, animate characters, produce 3D models, develop a storyboard and much more! You’ll also graduate with a professional portfolio of work that you can show potential employers.

Diploma of Computer Business Applications Specialist

The Computer Business Applications Specialist program helps develop fundamental computer, office administration and professional business skills. Emphasis is placed on learning operating systems, discovering how to use the Internet to your advantage, and gaining in-depth knowledge of the most popular word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software applications in use today. Superior professional skills are developed in this business certificate program, which are always highly sought after by employers. Upon graduating from the Computer Business Applications Specialist program, you will be able to operate computer application systems that will help to streamline day-to-day business operations. Successful graduates will be ideally suited for positions in small to medium-sized companies where superior software application skills are required.

Diploma of Computer Business Applications Specialist - Accounting

The Computer Business Applications Specialist – Accounting program helps develop fundamental computer, office administration and professional business skills. Emphasis is placed on learning operating systems, exploring Internet tools and gaining in-depth knowledge of the most popular word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software applications in use today. Superior professional skills are also developed – those which are highly sought after by all employers.

Diploma of Computer Support Technician

The Computer Support Technician diploma program is designed for students wishing to embark on a career in the Information Technology industry. You will develop skills necessary to service computer systems and to support users of these systems through hands-on training, using industry-standard software. Program highlights include: hardware installation and configuration, basic networking, Windows XP, MS Office applications, system support and optimization, and help desk techniques.

Diploma of Help Desk Analyst

The IT industry is fast-paced and dynamic. CDI College’s Help Desk Analyst program teaches students the valuable computer and software skills they need to launch a career in this growing field. Students learn about computer hardware and software, basic networking, system support and help desk techniques. You’ll recieve hands-on training in assisting computer users with hardware configeration, application use, and other issues related to using computers. You’ll get a chance to put your new skills into practice as part of a on-the-job practicum placement.

Diploma of Information Systems Support Specialist

The Information Systems Support Specialist program prepares students ready to jump start careers in the Information Technology (IT) field. They’ll learn to design, implement, manage and maintain computers and network installations in organizations of all sizes. The program takes a comprehensive approach to business and technology, covering a wide range of topics including hardware installation and configuration, basic networking, Windows operating systems, MS Office support and help desk techniques. Graduates will be prepared to write important industry certification examinations, including CompTIA A+, Net+ and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS).

Certificate of Microsoft Office Specialist

The objective of the Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate program is to give students hands-on training in Microsoft Office. The practical, rather than theoretical, training includes an in-depth study of the Microsoft Office suite of software. This program helps students prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification. You will spend time learning both the basics of each Microsoft program, as well as delving into the deeper uses of the software. This certification training will come to be invaluable in your future endeavours as almost all careers require you to be well versed in Microsoft.

Diploma of Network & Database Administrator

The Network and Database Administrator program will train you to administer and support database users on networked computer systems and prepare you for a career in this growing field. Based on industry certification requirements determined by Microsoft, CompTIA and Cisco, CDI College’s program will develop technical skills in network installation, maintenance and management as well as implementation, and operating computer services. In addition to developing a solid foundation in programming skills, you will participate in a work placement program to gain real-world experience.

Diploma of Network & Internet Security Specialist

The Network and Internet Security Specialist program will prepare you to plan, implement, administer, support and secure networked computer systems and their users. It also covers all aspects of implementation, and operating computer services. If you’re interested in entering a rapidly growing field, IT is for you. The Network and Internet Security Speciality program at CDI College will also prepare for certification exams in Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+, Network+ and Security+ certifications, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), and Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA). In addition to developing a solid foundation in programming skills, you will participate in a work placement program.

Diploma of Network Administrator

Network administrators install, maintain, and administor computer networks. If you want to join this growing field, the CDI College Network Administrator program is for you. You’ll learn about managing and maintaining PCs, implementing network infrastructure, Linux, Network+, and more. You’ll be prepared to write a number of industry certification exams, including A+, CompTIA, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), and Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA). You’ll also put your new skills to the test as part of an intensive practicum placement in a real-world IT setting.

Diploma of Network and Database Management

The Network and Database Management program will train you to administer and support database users on networked computer systems and prepare you for a career in this growing field. Based on industry certification requirements determined by Microsoft, CompTIA and Cisco, CDI College’s program will you develop technical skills in network installation, maintenance and management as well as implementation, and operating computer services. In addition to developing a solid foundation in programming skills, you will participate in a work placement program to gain real-world experience.

Diploma of Network Systems Administrator

If you’re looking to start a career in the IT sector, the Network Systems Administrator program at CDI College can help you get started. You’ll develop technical skills in network installation, implementation, maintenance and management. In addition, you’ll learn to collect, analyze and organize information from a range of sources and apply a structured approach to troubleshooting and problem solving. With curriculum based on the essential certification requirements established by Cisco, CompTIA and Microsoft, you’ll be prepared to write certification exams upon graduation, including Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS), and Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP).

Diploma of Network Systems Engineer

Do you want to be at the leading edge of the Information Technology industry? Whether you’re pursuing a new career or upgrading your skills, CDI College’s Network System Engineer program will equip you with the skills you need to plan, implement, administer and secure computer networks and support the people who use them. In this program, you’ll learn to perform essential business tasks, use fundamental system commands for operating systems, and apply a structured process to problem solving. You will also study Cisco Networking, Microsoft Network and Network Security. Graduates can challenge several important certification exams relevant to IT careers, and compete for a range of positions, such as network administrator, network security specialist and technical support specialist. In addition to developing a solid foundation in networking skills, you’ll participate in a practicum placement that will give you the hands-on experience you need for a successful career.

Diploma of Network Systems Management

Do you want to be at the leading edge of the information technology industry? Whether you’re pursuing a new career or upgrading your skills, CDI College’s Network Systems Management program will equip you with the skills you need to plan, implement, administer and secure computer networks and support the people who use them. In this program, you’ll learn to perform essential business tasks, use fundamental system commands for operating systems, and apply a structured process to problem solving. Graduates can challenge several important certification exams relevant to IT careers, and compete for a range of positions, such as network administrator, network security specialist and technical support specialist. In addition to developing a solid foundation in networking skills, you’ll participate in a practicum placement that will give you the hands-on experience you need for a successful career.

Diploma of Programmer Analyst & Internet Solutions Developer

The Programmer Analyst/Internet Solutions Developer program is designed for students wishing to pursue a career maintaining and developing software solutions and applications. CDI College’s Programmer Analyst/Internet Solutions Developer program focuses on preparing students to analyze business needs and design solutions; prepare, write, manage and troubleshoot programming code; and maintain and update existing programming code You will be trained to use Microsoft Visual C# .NET, OOD, OOP, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Access, SQL Server, Microsoft Office, Visio, ADO.NET, HTML, XML, Script, ASP.NET, and Web Services. In the last phase of the program, you will focus on developing skills in Object-Oriented Programming using either C++ or Java. In addition to developing a solid foundation in programming skills, you will participate in a work placement program. Graduates may successfully compete for positions such as Computer Programmer, Programmer Analyst and Software Development Programmer.

Certificate of Microsoft Office Suite Specialist

Virtually every office job requires use of the Microsoft Office Suite. It’s the go-to software for business big and small and without proper training, the learning curve can eat up precious working hours. The Microsoft Office Suite Specialist program provides students in-depth training in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Earn you certificate today at CDI College.

Diploma of Visual Graphic Design

The graphic design and digital media industries demand professionals with the multimedia, graphics and image manipulation skills to operate a wide range of industry software. These skills are used for electronic publishing, photography and video editing and more.

The Visual Graphic Design program helps students to develop image creation, editing and processing skills required to meet employers’ needs in these areas. This program will help students find jobs in a wide variety of fields, including graphic design firms, marketing agencies and advertising companies. Students will work with the Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, ActionScript, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro, After Effects and more.

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