Job requirements EDP (electronic Data Processing) Applications Programmer near Vancouver (BC)
Find out what you typically need to work as an EDP (electronic data processing) applications programmer near Vancouver (BC). These requirements are applicable to all Computer programmers and interactive media developers (NOC 2174).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- A bachelor's degree in computer science or in another discipline with a significant programming component or Completion of a college program in computer science is usually required.
- Specialization in programming for engineering and scientific applications requires specific post-secondary study or experience.
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a professional licence from a regulatory authority before you can start working. Licensing can be compulsory or voluntary, depending on the occupation.
- If the licence is compulsory, you must be certified before you can practise the occupation and use the professional designation.
- If the licence is voluntary, you don’t need to be certified to practise this occupation.
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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