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Software Engineering Technician (Fast-Track)

Centennial College

12 months
15900 CAD/year
2721 CAD/year
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The Software Engineering Technician (Fast-Track) program at Centennial College will allow you to gain direct admission into Year 2 (Semester 3) of the two-year program and receive your diploma in one year (two semesters), if you're a qualified college or university graduate with a software background. 

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This Software Engineering Technician (Fast-Track) program at Centennial College  is ideal if you're seeking a shorter-term program for timely reentry into the workplace.

While most people just use software, in this college engineering program you'll learn to design, develop and maintain various software applications, human computer interfaces and enterprise information systems. 

Through a combination of theory and hands-on learning, you'll acquire solid knowledge of software engineering methodologies, programming languages, design and algorithm concepts, data management tools and networking fundamentals. The coursework will emphasize object-oriented software design methodologies, user-oriented interface design, C#, Java, Oracle, MS-SQL Server, Microsoft's ASP.NET Core, and software testing and QA.

To underscore the curriculum's applied focus, the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science program will include a software development project. A real-world business application, it will give you the opportunity to utilize all the technical and business skills acquired during your time in the program to build high-quality software.

Career Outlook

  • Computer programmer
  • Software developer
  • Software tester
  • Systems analyst
  • Web applications developer
  • Database administrator
  • Applications or software support


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Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • College Communications 
  • Advanced Database Concepts
  • Java Programming
  • Web Application Development
  • Object Oriented Software Engineering
  • Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • College diploma or university degree in computer science, information technology, software engineering or a related discipline
  • We will consider applicants with a combination of partial diploma or degree and relevant work experience
Additional Requirements 
  • Transcript and resume review
  • Centennial College English Skills Assessment (must score 170 or 171 for admission)
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15900 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    2721 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2721 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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