Drupal Diploma Program - Distance Education, Online Classroom Participation

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Want to study Drupal at the only college in the world to offer Drupal diplomas?

At Q our Distance Education allows you to virtually attend our live classrooms and fully participate with other students - raise your hand, ask questions, and share your desktop or web cam. Participate fully as if you were physically here.

NB: Students in the full-time program are expected to attend class from 9am - 3pm (PST)  Mon-Fri.  
Part-time one-on-one studies have a rolling enrolment and can often be custom scheduled to best fit your availability, skill level and time zone.

Please contact our Registrar and reserve your space for the 2016 program start.


  •     Web design is a highly employable field either full-time, part-time or contract.
  •     Many jobs allow telecommuting and are very flexible in the web design field, making working from home a possibility.
  •     The computer skills learned will be a great assistance in any industry, across Canada and the world.
  •     Employers often call Q College to recruit job-ready students.


Upon completion of this course the successful student will have demonstrated the ability to:

  • Install, configure, and customize Drupal
  • Manage server-side configuration using command line tools
  • Understand the complexity of Drupal architecture
  • Produce comprehensive Information Architecture for design & development
  • Analyze and document project requirements
  • Create blogs; discussion forums; member profiles
  • Use state-of-the-art tools for server configuration and code versioning
  • Do backups/updates; security/roles/permissions; menu navigation
  • Develop flexible page layouts and CSS for multiple device theming
  • Use PHP to customize various themes and functionality
  • Develop a secure and scalable eCommerce website
  • Maintain the integrity and security of a Drupal website for maximum efficiency
  • Employ a fit-for-purpose software development process
  • Carry a concept for a CMS from inception to completion

Course Details:

The Distance Education Drupal Open Source Development & eCommerce (DOSD) program provides successful students with a Diploma.

Full-time course:

  •     330 hours of instructor lead group learning
  •     5 days a week, across 12 weeks, for 6 hours a day (9:00 a.m. - 3 p.m. PST)
  •     class size is limited, please register early to reserve your seat 

Part-time course:

  •     100 hours of instructor lead  training
  •     flexible schedule best suited to your your time zone and availability
  •     your are assigned an instructor best suited to your skill level 

Course Requirements:

The following are admission requirements for DOSD and may not be waived by the student or the institution:

  • Applicants must provide a valid photo ID or birth certificate
  • Applicants must hold a high school diploma or be at least 19 years of age
  • Students under the age of 19 require their parent or guardian’s signature
  • Successful completion of the Web Development and Digital Marketing certificate program, or be proficient in design or development demonstrated with a portfolio or complete a prior learning assessment with a Q College staff member.

Tuition & Fees:

Tuition$ 7,200.00 (GST Except)
Registration Fee $ 150.00
Lab Fee $ 125.00
Archiving Fee $ 10.00


Tuition  $ 14,400.00 (GST Except)
Registration Fee  $ 150.00
Lab Fee  $ 125.00
Archiving Fee  $ 10.00


  • Custom personal and/or corporate Drupal Training also available at your location. We have Q certified Drupal Instructors available world-wide.
  • Think you've got what it takes to be a Q Certified Drupal instructor? Send us your CV to "[email protected]"


Q College Ltd.

Gateway Village

303-771 Vernon Avenue

Victoria, BC. V8X 5A7

Tel: 1-250-298-5059

Toll Free: 1-866-702-5278

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