Advanced Diploma in Information Technology & Cyber Security

An Advanced Diploma in Information Technology & Cyber Security gives you professional-level skills, in the most evolving industry. Getting enrolled in this diploma program will prepare you to enter the workforce as a Network Security Specialist, Cyber Security Consultant, Incident and Threat Manager, Security Software Developer, Security Responder, Forensic Investigator, or other professional Government/ Nongovernment positions requiring knowledge of general applications.

Advanced Diploma in Information Technology & Cyber Security program will educate you: 

1. Key cybersecurity concepts of cryptography, cyber forensics 

2. LAN Network security, mobile network security

3. Ethical hacking techniques and tools

4. Cloud Security

5. Application vulnerability testing

6. Threat/Risk Assessments

7. Incident Response

8. Current IT security tools, policies, and techniques 

9. Including systems and network vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, web application assessments, social engineering assessments, and security setup from a holistic view, including threat modeling, specifications, implementation, testing, and vulnerability assessment with operating systems, networking, and virtualization software

10. Understanding PC repairs, Fundamentals of MS operating systems, Fundamentals of Linux Operating Systems, Secure Network Essentials, CS Systems Management, Fundamental of Software Development, Understanding Coding Techniques, Fundamentals of programming, Understanding system analysis, Database Design Fundamentals, Networking Fundamentals, Networking designing, Data quarry and formatting.

Admissions Requirements


  1. Alberta High School Diploma (verified transcript) or non-Alberta equivalent
  2. General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D) English 30-1 minimum 65% passing grated
  3. Interview with PTI representative

Course Prerequisites

Mature Students:

Alberta Mature Admission

  1. The student must be 18 years of age; must complete an academic achievement test ie. Wonderlic with a score of 20 at minimum.
  2. All students must complete a successful interview with the College Program Chair or Administrative Manager.
  3. If ESL, the student must meet CLB level 6.0 or IELTS equivalent.
  4. Candidates must produce evidence of English ability or complete the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (WBST) with a minimum of 60 % in each of the verbal and quantitative skills.
  5. International students must supply transcripts that are equivalent to the standard admission requirements or complete the WBST.

B.C. Mature Admission

    1. The student has graduated from grade 12 or equivalent (B.C. high school diploma, B.C. Adult Graduation Diploma, General Educational Development) or an equivalent secondary school completion from another jurisdiction.
    2. The student is 19 years of age or older before the start of classes and has demonstrated evidence at the appropriate level of literacy, numeracy, comprehension and/or written skills to enable successful completion of the program.

Course Duration

  1. Total Hours: 2400 hours including a practicum in-house training 
  2. 1st Year: 50 Weeks – 1000 Hours
  3. 2nd year: 50 Weeks – 1000 Hours
  4. 3rd Year: 20 Weeks – 400 Hours

International Students

  1. Assessment from IQAS, WES OR other assessment agencies recognized by Peerless Training Institute
  2. English Language Bench Mark 6 (CLBA) or IELTS 5.5 
  3. Current police clearance
  4. Tution fee information can be accessed from PTI International representative
  • Tuition Fees for National Students: (PR/CITIZEN)
  • 1st Year: $18,500
  • 2nd Year: $18,500
  • 3rd Year: $5000
  • Books and Supplies are included
  •  This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year Aug 1st, 2022 to July 31st, 2023*.

“A good education is a foundation for a better future”

If you are dreaming of a new start, then upgrade your education with  Financial Aid from the Government of Alberta.

Main Campus

260, 2635 37 Ave NE,

Calgary, AB T1Y 5Z6

403  230 2665

High River Satellite Office

127-3rd Avenue SW, 

High River, AB T1V 1A1 

403  230 2665

Brooks Satellite Office

2nd Street W,

Brooks, AB  T1R 1A8

403  230 2665

Saskatoon Satellite Office

300 Confederation Dr. 

Saskatoon, SK, S7L 4R6.

403  230 2665