Computing Support



Nunavimmi Pigiursavik Centre,
Diploma of


1,800 hours



Program description

After completing this program, you’ll be able to:


  • Assessing the structure and functioning of computer systems
  • Developing programs
  • Installing hardware and software
  • Managing access and setting up resource sharing
  • Troubleshooting and computer optimization


Admission requirements

Candidate must meet one of the following:


  • Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor’s degree.


  • Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.


  • Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.


  • Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites*: the successful completion of the General Development Test, or recognition of equivalent learning.

* Language of Instruction

Adult Education

Youth Sector



* Mathematics

Adult Education

Youth Sector

063-414     563-414
064-426     564-426
065-526     565-426



Program content

See all the block of hours below:




Statement of competency




962-012 Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process 30 2

962-025 Analyze the architecture and operation of computer systems 75 5

962-038 Exploit the possibilities of operating systems using older technology 120 8

962-043 Apply a problem-solving method 45 3

962-052 Research information 30 2

962-068 Develop a utility program 120 8

962-074 Interact in various work situations 60 4

962-088 Exploit the possibilities of application software 120 8

962-096 Exploit the possibilities of operating systems using recent technology 90 6

962-106 Create and use a database 90 6

962-116 Install the hardware and software of a computer 90 6

962-122 Manage their time 30 2
962-135 Communicate in French 75 5
962-148 Manage access to the resources of a network 120 8
962-157 Install the shareable resources of a network 105 7
962-166 Exploit the possibilities of telecommunications facilities 90 6
962-173 Manage their careers 45 3
962-186 Troubleshoot a computer problem 90 6
962-194 Optimize the performance of a computer 60 4
962-205 Provide technical support at a telephone help desk 75 5
962-218 Ensure the proper operation of computers in the workplace 120 8
962-228 Provide service to clients in the workplace 120 8
1800 120


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