Credit towards the designations of the Society may be earned through
1. Courses taken through the Society,
2. Courses taken at Ontario , Canadian, U.S.A. or foreign colleges and universities,
3. Courses taken through various professional associations,
4. Full completion of the CNE, CNA, and other certification programs,
5. Seminars given by various training organisations
YOU MAY HAVE ALREADY EARNED ENOUGH CREDITS TO QUALIFY FOR A DESIGNATION FROM THE SOCIETY!
The initial enrolment and evaluation fee charged by the Society varies according to the designation level and the source from which those credits come. Any candidate with out‑of‑ country credits will be assessed a higher initial fee due to the greater costs of evaluation and verification of credits.
The Society charges the following fees:
DESIGNATION APPLICATION ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP
AFFILIATE $50.00 $100.00
LICENTIATE $125.00 $125.00
ASSOCIATE $200.00 $125.00
ASSOCIATE MEMBER $275.00 $150.00
MEMBER $350.00 $175.00
FELLOW $425.00 $200.00
APPLICATION FEE SURCHARGES FOR CREDITS/EXPERIENCE FROM OUTSIDE CANADA .
WITHIN THE U.S.A. $50.00 FOR ALL LEVELS (except Affiliate)
OUTSIDE NORTH AMERICA. $150.00 FOR ALL LEVELS (except Affiliate)
Please note all fees for members not resident in Canada are quoted in U.S.$, and must be paid in U.S.$.
Below is an application form. Completed applications may be scanned and e-mailed to the Society or may be printed out and sent by post.
C2S CANADIAN COMPUTER SOCIETY260 Adelaide Street East, #210, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1N1
Telephone: (416) 299-5282 Fax: (416) 299-1062
(Please type or print)
NAME (LAST) (FIRST)
COUNTRY POSTAL/ZIP CODE
WHICH CCS MEMBERSHIP DESIGNATION ARE YOU APPLYING FOR?
PLEASE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING WITH YOUR APPLICATION:
-A RESUME STATING EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE BACKGROUND
-ORIGINALS OF TRANSCRIPTS, CERTIFIED OR NOTARIZED COPIES OF CERTIFICATES, DIPLOMAS AND DEGREES FOR ASSESSMENT AND VERIFICATION.
Please send original transcripts of courses and marks(bearing the school/university seal and on the institution's letterhead or official transcript paper) to us. You may request the institution to send a copy to us directly. Alternatively you may send a notarized or certified copy to us. Copies of certificates, diplomas and degrees should be certified or notarized, do not send originals of these to us. PLEASE NOTE THAT QUALIFICATIONS MAY BE VERIFIED BY THE SOCIETY DIRECTLY WITH THE ISSUING INSTITUTION.
-A COPY OF YOUR JOB DESCRIPTION(S) OUTLINING YOUR COMPUTER DUTIES AND REPONSIBILITIES ON THE LETTERHEAD OF YOUR EMPLOYER(S), SIGNED BY A RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUAL OF THE ORGANIZATION. PLEASE NOTE THAT WORK EXPERIENCE CLAIMED MAY BE VERIFIED BY THE SOCIETY DIRECTLY WITH THE EMPLOYER.
-THE APPROPRIATE FEE FOR YOUR MEMBERSHIP GRADE AS STATED IN THE
REQUIREMENTS GUIDE. MAKE FEES PAYABLE TOONTARIO
CENTRE FOR MANAGEMENT STUDIES/CCS
WE SUGGEST THAT YOU SEND ALL MATERIALS BY REGISTERED MAIL OR COURIER, MATERIAL WILL NOT BE RETURNED. CCS/OCMS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOST OR STOLEN MATERIAL.
I hereby apply to the Canadian Computer Society of the Ontario Centre for Management Studies for membership in the appropriate grade as determined by my educational background after evaluation by the Society. I understand that membership is awarded only after completion of the full evaluation and verification of my qualifications by the Society and payment of all appropriate fees. I further understand that all decisions of the Centre are final and binding on me, and that once the evaluation process has started, no refund of fees paid is possible. I further agree that any qualifications issued by the society may only be used by me while I remain a member in good standing of the Society and that I will cease to use any Society designations and return any certificates of membership should I cease to be a member of the Canadian Computer Society. I also agree that the society may verify my membership status and grade to any enquiry received and I hereby give my permission to the society to confirm my membership status and grade without seeking further permission from me.
The Canadian Computer Society, a division of the Ontario Society for Management Studies has 5 designations that may be earned by computer and IT professionals, namely the Affiliate, Licentiate, Associate, Member and Fellow. The requirements for the Designations are available from the society