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British Columbia Institute of Technology

3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby BC

Possible funding to those who qualify*

  • B.C. Access Grant
  • Loans
  • Grants
  • Bursaries
  • Scholarships

Programs

Programs offered at each campus may vary, so be sure to check other campus offerings for the course you are most interested in.

Business, Accounting, Marketing Programs

  • From accounting to technical arts, broadcast to professional real estate, employers know that BCIT Business grads have learned from industry experts and that they’ve gained the hands-on experience needed to be successful on the job. One of the largest business and media schools in Western Canada

Engineering Programs

  • 30+ applied science programs, from Chemical and Environmental Technology to Sustainable Energy Management
    Offers the most comprehensive forensic science and technology program of its kind in Canada
    Leader in science-based management and restoration of aquatic ecosystems in BC through the BCIT Rivers Institute

  • Whether they’re making it faster, smarter, or more economical, engineers are responsible for imagining solutions to complex problems across a range of exciting industries. BCIT offers innovative degree and diploma options in mechanical, electrical, civil, and mining and mineral resource engineering. Whichever branch you choose, you’ll be in a keystone profession that will help unlock new energy efficiencies, develop growing sustainable cities, and re-imagine some of our country’s biggest industries.

Healthcare, Wellness, Pharma Programs

  • Healthcare professionals are at the heart of our communities—improving the quality of life for all and providing care for our most vulnerable. BCIT offers a depth and breadth of health education programs unmatched by other post-secondary institutions.

Skilled Trades, Auto, Fire Programs

  • The Automotive Technician process requires time spent on the job and in-school training. An Automotive Technician trainee must complete a four-year program including 6,360 workplace hours and 840 in-school hours of training. After completion of training, a passing grade on inter-provincial exams will result in the BC Certificate of Apprenticeship and the Certificate of Qualification, with Red Seal Inter-provincial Certification.

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    The program

    The classroom program will include courses in electrical systems, air conditioning systems, fuel systems, driveline, engine mechanical, power train, steering and suspension, brakes, options and accessories, computer operated/assisted systems, truck components and systems and body and trim.

    Harmonized automotive technician apprenticeship

    Harmonized apprentice levels will be regularly scheduled as follows:

    • Level 1 intakes offered after September 1, 2017
    • Level 2 intakes offered after September 1, 2017
    • Level 3 intakes offered after September 1, 2018
    • Level 4 intakes offered after September 1, 2019

    The following apprentices will be required to complete their levels of training in the harmonized program:

    • New Level 1 Automotive Technician apprentices
    • All apprentices, including foundation graduates, transitioning to Level 2 after September 1, 2017

    Transitioning to harmonized Level 2

    Apprentices that need to transition to the harmonized program will be required to complete self-study. Additional training is required to address the gaps in program content as follows:

    • Transitioning from Level 1 or Foundation to harmonized Level 2 requires self-directed study prior to entering harmonized Level 3.

    Current program for apprentices entering Level 3 or 4

  • Pursuing a career in trades at BCIT means you can build the future you imagine. Become a machinist, ironworker, HVAC technician, cabinetmaker, electrician, or choose from more than 20 trades at BCIT.

Technology, Networking Programs

  • 30+ applied science programs, from Chemical and Environmental Technology to Sustainable Energy Management
    Offers the most comprehensive forensic science and technology program of its kind in Canada
    Leader in science-based management and restoration of aquatic ecosystems in BC through the BCIT Rivers Institute

  • BCIT grads are shaping the tech industry online and around the world—building the games and apps we love, running the IT networks that connect us globally, and protecting our privacy against cyber threats on a daily basis.

Burnaby Campus

The largest BCIT campus is home to hundreds of specialized learning spaces, including classrooms, shops, labs, simulators, broadcast studios, green roofs, energy grids, forests, and waterways.


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