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Coding For Veterans (Certificate)

Durham College Certificate

Durham College Certificate

Program Description

The Coding for Veterans Certificate program is comprised of 11 courses and is only available to Canadian military veterans who have completed a minimum of 6 years or more service.

This program teaches basic coding skills and is designed for individuals interested in entering the IT industry.

Each course is delivered in a 7 week accelerated online environment and the entire program (if taken fulltime) is designed to be completed in two semesters. By offering this program completely online it provides access to any eligible veteran, regardless of their geographic location.

If you are a veteran and interested in enrolling in the program, your first step is to apply for and receive approval from the Coding for Veterans organization.

Please visit and input your contact information. A representative from Coding for Veterans will reach out directly to begin the application process.

Program Requirements

  • 6 years (or more) of military service.

Program of Study

Students are required to print or save a copy of the Program of Study when beginning the program. This document contains critical details about program progression and graduation requirements specific to the academic year in which your program was started.

Click to access the Program of Study for the current academic year.

Students who began this program prior to the current academic year may contact the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning office at or 905-721-3052 to obtain your Program of Study and graduation requirements.

Program Related Questions? Call 905.721.3052

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