Do you have the minimum required years of IT professional work experience listed below?


YES = Apply under the I.S.P. “Education plus Experience” Route
or I.S.P. “Exam Route” (ICCP/BCS Exams)


NO = Apply for the Candidate Membership and the AITP Designation


The following lists the required years of IT professional based on your IT education. To determine if your program was Accredited by CIPS please visit: cips.ca/accredited*.


IT University/College Degree/Diploma:

 
  Education Minimum Years of IT Experience
A) i.

Accredited * 4-year University Degree (Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS, BTM)

2
  ii.

Accredited * 3-year University  

3
  iii.

Accredited 4-year University (Interdisciplinary programs)

7
B) i.

Non-accredited 4-year University Degree (Computer Science, Software Engineering, M.I.S., BTM)

4
  ii.

Non-accredited 3 year University Degree (Computer Science, Software Engineering, M.I.S.. BTM)

5
C) i.

Accredited 3-year College/Technical Program

4
  ii.

Accredited 2-year College/Technical Program

5
  iii.

Non-accredited 3-year Public/Private College/Technical Program**

6
  iv.

Non-accredited 2-year College/Technical Program

7
D)  

Accredited one-year post-graduate I.T. program

7

ICCP/BCS Exams:

EducationMinimum Years of IT Experience
E)i.ICCP Examinations5
E)ii.British Computer Society (BCS) Diploma Level Exams5
E)iii.British Computer Society (BCS) Professional Graduate Level Exams4