Applications Skills Training

With applications training, BCNET offers courses to help members leverage the most from their IT investments.

Banner Technical: Extending Banner 9 Admin Apps


BCNET partners with Ellucian to offer Banner courses for members. The goal of the course is to provide skills training, and the hands-on knowledge needed to extend Banner 9 Admin Forms (also known in Banner 8.x releases as Banner INB forms). This workshop will introduce the technology and tools to extend Banner 9 Admin Applications.


  • Date: Tuesday, November 7 – Thursday, November 9, 2017
  • Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Address: 1155 Pender St W #650, Vancouver (ctc TrainCanada)


  • Working knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL
  • Working experience with Banner
  • Completion of the introduction to Java and object oriented concepts course

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Microsoft: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell


In this course, you will learn how you can remotely manage multiple Windows-based servers and automate day-to-day management and administrative tasks with Windows PowerShell 4.0. The course focuses on primary Windows PowerShell command-line features and techniques, and will provide pre-requisite skills supporting a broad range of Microsoft products. 

This course is broadly intended for students who want to use Windows PowerShell to automate administrative tasks from the command line, using any Microsoft or independent software vendor (ISV) product that supports Windows PowerShell manageability. It is not intended to be a scripting or programming course, and includes only basic coverage of scripting and programming topics. 


  • Monday, November 20 – Friday, November 24, 2017 
  • Time: 8:30am – 3:30pm 
  • Location:  777 Fort Street, Victoria, Global Knowledge at ctc Train Canada



Before attending this course, students must have: 

  • Previous Windows Server and Windows Client management knowledge and hands on experience. 

  • Experience installing and configuring Windows Server into existing enterprise environments, or as standalone installations. 

  • Knowledge and experience of network adapter configuration, basic Active Directory user administration, and basic disk configuration. 

  • Knowledge and hands on experience specifically with Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 would be of benefit but is not essential. 

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Microsoft: Enabling and Managing Office 365


This is a five-day instructor-led training (ILT) course that targets the needs of IT professionals who take part in evaluating, planning, deploying, and operating O365 services, including its identities, dependencies, requirements, and supporting technologies. It focuses on skills required to set up an O365 tenant, including federation with existing user identities, and skills required to sustain an O365 tenant and its users. 


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  • Dates: Monday, November 6 – Friday, November 10
  • Time: 8:30am–3:30pm 
  • Location: 1155 Pender St W #650, Vancouver, Global Knowledge at ctc TrainCanada


  • A minimum of two years of experience administering the Windows Server operating system, including Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2. 

  • A minimum of one year of experience working with AD DS.A minimum of one year of experience working with name resolution, including DNS. 

  • Experience working with certificates, including public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates. 

  • Experience working with Windows PowerShell.

  • Experience working with Exchange Server 2013 or later, Lync Server 2013 or Skype for Business Server 2015, and SharePoint Server 2013 or later is beneficial but not required. 

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Banner Technical: Introduction to Groovy and Grails

This course has been cancelled and rescheduled for 2018.

Eligible Members

Our training courses are open to all types of members

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