Do you have the minimum required years of IT professional work experience listed below?
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*.
|Education||Minimum years of Professional Experience at SFIA Level 4||Plus: |
– Demonstrated understanding of how I.T. fits within the organization model;
– 2 years of recent demonstrated capability to operate at SFIA Level 5;
– 2 years of recent demonstrated competence at SFIA Level 5 in one or more areas I.T. specialization
|Accredited 4-year University (C.Sc. or S.E.)||1||√|
|Accredited 4-year University (Interdisciplinary Programs)||6||√|
|Accredited 3-year University (C.Sc. or S.E.)||2||√|
|Non-accredited 4-year University Degree (Computer Science, Software Engineering, M.I.S.)||3||√|
|Non-accredited 3 year University Degree (Computer Science, Software Engineering, M.I.S.)||5||√|
|Accredited 3-year College/Technical Program||3||√|
|Accredited 2-year College/Technical Program||4||√|
|Non-accredited 3-year Public/Private College/Technical Program||5||√|
|Non-accredited 2-year College/Technical Program||6||√|
|Accredited one-year post-graduate I.T. program||6||√|
|ICCP Examinations Leading to CCP (or equivalent)||4||√|
|British Computer Society (BCS) Diploma Level Exams||4||√|
|British Computer Society (BCS) Professional Graduate Level Exams||3||√|
*Applicants who have graduated from an accredited IT program recognized under the Seoul Accord are also recognized as accredited.