Delivered in Partnership with the
University of Ottawa PDI

All courses are 100% online and taught by professors
CCNA & CISSP Exam

All courses are 100% online and taught by professors
CCNA & CISSP Exam

Start a New Career in Canada’s
Cyber Security Industry
Over 30,000 jobs waiting to be filled
Delivered in Partnership with the
University of Ottawa
Professional Development Institute
All courses are 100% online and taught by professors
CCNA & CISSP Exam
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University of Ottawa
Professional Development Institute
Certificate Program
Courses Delivered 100% Online 
Professor – Led Classes
Industry Certifications
CCNA & CISSP

What We Do

Cyber Skills for Canadians is a program that was established to help reskill and upskill individuals for employment in the tech industry. Our goal is to provide students with skills that are required to establish a stable career in cyber security where salaries are high and unemployment is low. The Cyber Skills for Canadians program has 3 academic streams..  
  • Secure Software Development
  • Cyber Security Network
  • Cyber Security Architect
   

You may be eligible for free tuition through our scholarship fund. The offer extends to those who want to retrain for software development & cyber security jobs and reside in the province of Ontario..

For prospective students who wants to learn the latest in the cyber curriculum, the Cyber Skills for Canadians program has the most advanced coursework in the country. Prior to enrollment, individuals submit their information on the Apply Now form on the Cyber Skills for Canadians website. Upon submission, the 2nd step includes completing an online intake assessment. Once both of these steps are completed, there is a final interview where one of our counselors will help you select the best career path in our program

From Retraining to Employment

Industry
Accreditation

Certification in CISSP, CCNA
and Python

University Professional Development Program

Upon completion participants will receive a professional development certificate

100% Online
Delivery

Our Cyber Security course is entirely available online.

Cyber Skills for Canadians

Classes Start in
January, May and September

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With our cyber program, you can be on your way to a high-paying, stable career in as little as 8 months!
Enrollment

Prior to enrollment, all prospective students complete an online assessment, interview, and tech skill level determination.

Course Program

The program is delivered 100% online by the University of Ottawa PDI with over 800 hours of course curriculum leading to cyber industry certifications.

Cyber Careers

There are over 30,000 cyber security jobs waiting to be filled in the next couple of years in Canada.

The Cyber Skills for Canadians Program

Our Learning Journey

Secure Software Development
The program includes understanding and skill fluency in three programming languages plus HTML – presented with a security-first emphasis. Students learn the most common programming languages and operating systems in network security today and will be ready to secure their software development career upon completion. Candidates write the DevSecOps and Python certification exams.
Cyber Security Network
The program guides a candidate through the knowledge and practice needed to demonstrate the skills for professional level career roles. Students gain the knowledge and build the skills to achieve professional competence in Network Security. Candidates are prepared through program materials and exercises to write two acclaimed industry certification exams – Cisco CyberOps Associate and the Cisco CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate).
Cyber Security Architect
The program provides the knowledge and practice needed to demonstrate the skills for professional-level career roles in Cyber Security operations. Students gain the knowledge and build the skills for early-career capability in Cyber Security operations. Candidates are prepared through program materials and exercises and supported with exam preparation specifics, to write the industry certification exam for the CISSP through IS

Our Partners

CISCO partnership with University of Ottawa

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