About CDI College
CDI College is system of institutions located throughout the provinces of Canada, which claim to be educational and professional training facilities that prepare people for a future in the workplace.
CDI College is a for-profit university, which is a type of post-secondary learning institution that has been multiplying over the last few years. According to CDI College’s website, recent press releases promoting their school, and Wikipedia page, they offer a wide variety of diploma programs and have over twenty different locations that prospective students may attend.
When choosing an institution of higher learning, one of the important things you should look for is “accreditation,” the process by which a third party evaluates the educational program and makes sure that it meets pre-determined standards. In both the United States and Canada, this third party must be approved by the government's Educational Department.
Being a Canadian school, in order for CDI College to have accreditation, they must adhere to specific guidelines set out by each individual province where their campuses are located.
Unfortunately, as the attendance rates of for-profit universities have risen there have been reports that some for-profit colleges and universities have mislead their prospective students into believing they are fully accredited.
The reality then turns out to be that only some of their diploma programs meet standards for accreditation while others do not, or sometimes the schools claim accreditation from a third party which is not sanctioned by the country's Educational Department.
Thankfully, it is possible to conduct your own research to determine whether or not a collegiate program is considered accredited. By going to the website of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada, you can choose the province in which you are planning to attend school, and from there discover which schools and programs are accredited, and which are not.
Since many companies will not acknowledge or accept your degree or training certificate from an unaccredited program, making sure that you are attending an accredited program is necessary to protect the time, money, and effort that you invest into obtaining a college diploma.
If you have any experience with this school or their programs, please leave your CDI College reviews below.
39 ‘CDI College’ Reviews
CDI = SCAM
Does anyone know how I can sue CDI?
I am taking an IT course and by the time I graduate, all the certification exams that we are preparing for, would be retired.
It is November 2016 and the course for Microsoft Server is for the 2008 version, which is retired.
Some schools are using 2012 and 2016.
Teaching Old Courses
I registered for Network and Database Management and realized that they were teaching old courses.
All the A+ and Network+ courses were old and by the time I graduate, the certification exams would be retired.
The main reason for me taking the course was to prepare for the Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Certification Exams. To my surprise, CDI was still using SQL Server 2008. At first, I thought they were joking. We are in Nov 2016 and the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 certification exam is retired.
Can one sue the College for a refund?
SOMEONE VERY DISAPPOINTED VERY DISAPPOINTED
DON'T WAIST YOUR TIME. I TOTALLY FORGOT ABOUT THIS JOKE UNTIL TODAY WHEN SOMEONE EMAILED ME AND WHAT A IMPUDENCE AFTER 8 MONTHS THIS IDIOTS WANT TO KNOW HOW I'M DOING !?THERE ARE SOME NICE PEOPLE THERE "SOME "TRY 2 IN TOTAL! ?THIS ORGANIZATION IS A MONEY MAKER DON'T CARE ABOUT YOU. ...SO EVRY ONE PICK ANY OTHER COLLEGE BUT THIS ONE
Don't waste your time or money !
I took the Network Systems Administrator course and I could've gotten a better education teaching myself through library and online books and information then through this 'college'. You have to teach yourself EVERYTHING and the instructor (while very knowledgeable) is only there to provide assistance for actual problems or answer questions and not 'instruct' a class by any stretch!
Take my advice, do your research! If you are looking at Technology or computers start at CompTIA and go from there! Don't waste time at this piss poor school !