PG Diploma in Database Administration

Course Code: 503

This program will provide students with the ability to assist small to mid/large sized companies in capacity planning, installation, configuration, database design, migration, performance monitoring, security, troubleshooting, as well as backup and data recovery.


If you have an educational background in IT and are looking to increase your credentials or advance your career, a streamlined Post Graduate diploma in Database administration is an excellent opportunity.

The Post Graduate Diploma in Database Administrator from Sunview College provides students with the ability to assist small to mid/large sized companies in designing, developing, and administering data management solutions using database management software. Data administrators develop and implement data administration policy, standards and models. They are employed in information technology consulting firms and in information technology units throughout the private and public sectors.

Post Graduate credentials allow you to advance in your field and potentially earn a higher salary. The average salary for a Database Administrator (DBA) is C$65,997 per year

Course Benefits – Add Globally Recognised Certifications to Your Resume

The Database administrator graduates will be well prepared with the knowledge and practice of the following certifications :

  • MCSA Certifications (3)
  • Exchange Server (2)
  • SQL Microsoft Database (2)
  • Oracle (2)

Certification fees are not included in program fees

This exceptional program qualifies graduates for careers such as –

  • Data Administrator/Custodian/Dictionary Administrator
  • Data Modeler/Architect/Modeler
  • Database Administrator/Developer/Analyst/BI
  • Developer/Warehouse Analyst
  • Database Consultant
  • Information Technology Consultant
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • IT Project Manager
  • Database Programmer

Job Duties

Main duties for people in this field could be:

  • Develop and implement data administration policy, standards and models
  • Research and document data requirements, data collection and administration policy, data access rules and security
  • Develop policies and procedures for network and/or internet database access and usage and for the backup and recovery of data
  • Conduct research and provide advice to other information systems professionals regarding the collection, availability, security and suitability of data
  • Write scripts related to stored procedures and triggers. May lead and co-ordinate teams of data administrators in the development and implementation of data policies, standards and models.

Course Structure


Unit ID Unit Name
001 Soft Skills
002 MCSA: Microsoft Server 2012: Installation
003 MCSA: Microsoft Server 2012: Administration
004 MCSA: Microsoft Server 2012:Advanced
005 Exchange Server 2013 Core Solutions
006 Exchange Server 2013 Advanced Solutions
007 Fundamentals of Project Management
008 IT Business Analysis
009 SQL Microsoft Database 2012: Querying
010 SQL Microsoft Database 2012: SQL Ac
011 SQL Microsoft Database 2012: Implementation
012 SQL Microsoft Database 2012: Development
013 SQL Microsoft Database 2012: Design
014 Oracle 12C: Database Administration
015 Oracle 12C
016 Projects & Lab I
017 Customer Service

Entry Requirements


  • College Diploma or College or University degree in IT or related field and 1 year work experience in an IT technical role
  • WES or ICAS evaluated College Diploma or College or University degree (If taken overseas)

Next Steps

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Get the Support You Need to Launch a Successful Career Post Graduate training isn’t about getting a diploma – it’s about getting results in your career. Our emphasis is on practicality. We believe that once concepts are understood in theory, your focus should be on the practical. By minimizing the amount of reading and increasing the hands-on practical experience, you will be better prepared to face workplace challenges with confidence. We provide practical approach and guidance for students looking to secure good placements in strong organizations in Canada and other countries. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

What our students say

“I appreciate the professional training I received from Sunview. I was really helpful. It has truly been a life changing and remarkable experience … I would definitely recommend your institute to my friends.” Balvinder Arora – Sunview Graduate

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