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This course is designed to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to defend digital assets in the ever-changing landscape of cyber threats.

Emphasizing a comprehensive cybersecurity program, the course covers infrastructure security and network/system protection. Delve into specific areas such as Threat Identification and Mitigation, Software Security, and Continuous Monitoring and Defense for a deep exploration of responsibilities, techniques, and strategies. Explore the significance of innovation in cybersecurity, gaining insights into cutting-edge solutions. Provide robust protection for digital assets in the evolving cyber threat landscape.


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    Get trained by Industry Experts

    Our courses are delivered by professionals with years of experience having learned first-hand the best, in-demand techniques, concepts, and latest tools.
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    Project-Based Learning

    Our curriculum is kept up to date with the latest industry trends ensuring all our graduates are prepared for the job market.
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    Learn while you Work

    Working closely with our industry expert instructors, they can provide guidance and help you network within the field, providing you with a unique advantage in the workforce.
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    State of the Art Infrastructure

    State of the Art facility with over 20 labs, Data centers and server setups in the core of the downtown hub, giving access to , transit, business & entertainment districts.
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    24/7 Lab access

    Our students have access to their labs and course materials at any hour of the day to maximize their learning potential and guarantee success.
*Flexible schedules, Learn while you work *Over 5000 strong alumni network


The Introduction to Cloud Computing course provides an overview of cloud computing technology and its applications. Students will gain a fundamental understanding of the cloud computing paradigm, learn about the various cloud service models, and explore the benefits and challenges associated with cloud adoption. The course will cover key concepts, terminology, and architectures, enabling students to make informed decisions about utilizing cloud computing solutions for their organizations. 

The Networking Components and Operating Systems Fundamentals course provides a comprehensive understanding of networking technologies and operating systems used in cloud computing environments. Students will explore the key networking components, protocols, and architectures involved in cloud computing, as well as gain practical knowledge of operating system concepts and their implementation in cloud environments. The course aims to equip students with the necessary skills to design, configure, and manage networking components and operating systems within cloud infrastructures.

This course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) principles and Python programming for designing serverless and tiered application architecture. Students will learn how to automate the provisioning, configuration, and management of cloud infrastructure using IaC tools and techniques. They will also gain proficiency in using Python for scripting and integrating with serverless cloud services to build scalable and resilient tiered applications. This course will cover Terraform (IaC), Python, and source control versioning methodologies to provision cloud resources via automated pipelines. 

This course provides students with practical knowledge and skills in implementing, deploying, and ensuring the successful operations of a 3-tier web application in the cloud environment via Terraform and CI/CD Pipeline. This course focuses on utilizing cloud services and technologies to build scalable, reliable, and secure web applications. Through a combination of theory, hands-on labs, and real-world scenarios, students will learn how to architect, deploy, and manage the infrastructure required to run a 3-tier web application.

Students engage in a hands-on, industry-modeled project focused on cloud-based systems within the AWS environment. This real-world simulation equips students with practical experience in assessing, evaluating, and validating the robustness and performance of cloud-based projects.

This Security+ course is designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills required to excel in the field of cybersecurity. Delve into the foundational principles of information security, threat assessment, risk management, cryptography, network security, and much more. This course provides a solid foundation for individuals aspiring to pursue careers as cybersecurity professionals or enhance their expertise in the field. 

The Cloud security course with an AWS focus is designed to prepare cybersecurity professionals to secure cloud environments specifically within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. This comprehensive training program covers the key domains of cloud security as outlined by (ISC)² while emphasizing practical applications and best practices within the AWS ecosystem. 

This course is designed to teach students how to integrate themselves into the Canadian job market. In 4 short weeks, we look at the kind of mindset that is needed to be successful in the job search process, how to shape the CV and cover letters, we practice interview skills, and much more.

Conclude your learning journey with a capstone project focused on applying security measures in a cloud computing context.



Aspiring Cloud Architects: Individuals interested in designing, planning, architecting, and configuring 3-tier architecture solutions in the cloud. This includes those looking to understand core cloud computing concepts and key features, from definition to implementation
AWS Developers: Those aiming to enhance their skills in AWS development, particularly in the implementation, deployment, and successful operation of a 3-tier web application in a cloud environment
Cloud Enthusiasts: Individuals seeking knowledge from basic to advanced cloud principles, services, solutions, management tools, and general security practices. This course is suitable for anyone looking to build a strong foundation in cloud computing
Cybersecurity Professionals: Those wanting to develop foundational cybersecurity skills, including network security, threat detection, and risk management. This course also prepares individuals to identify, respond to, and mitigate security incidents, making it valuable for security practitioners
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BI Developer, Groupe Touchette

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BI Developer, National Bank, Canada

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BI Developer, Montreal College

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BI Analyst, Industrial Alliance, Canada


 Applicants with Post-secondary studies in Business Management, Social Science or Information Technology, are a good match for this AEC. Having a CEGEP Diploma, or relevant experience of at least 1 year make you as well a good candidate. Students need the following (minimum) ministry stipulated requirements: Secondary V / High School Diploma with good knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

To determine your eligibility, you need to meet with an advisor.

Upon successful completion  the college grants the student an AEC (Attestation d’études collégiale)

Networking and Technical Support LEA.CL: Profile Security

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    Registration deadline:
    For international students, it is highly recommended to register two months before the starting date. Talk to one of our advisors for more details about the registration process.

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    Each student is provided with a PC "desktop" in the classroom. However, students can bring their own laptops.
    Yes, of course you can visit our campus and enquire about our program. You can register for the next upcoming information session through our website. You can also book an appointment to meet our program advisor.
    Yes, there're Teaching Assistants (TAs) available for this program to help you during your labs and ease your learning process.

    Montreal College of Information Technology

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    Montreal, Quebec H3B 3B2

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