Industry Training

Would you like your employees to improve their communication skills? One of these industry services options may help:

Customized industry courses

BCIT's Communication Department frequently adapts training to suit industry needs. We can offer your group a closed custom course in person at one of our campuses or at your location, completely online, or in a hybrid format.

Our courses include 18-48 instructional hours from a proven instructor over a span of 6-12 weeks: we believe the only way to significantly improve writing is over time and with practice. Our tried and tested curriculum can be modified to include your own sample documents and templates. Your staff will be registered as BCIT students, and have the option of taking the course for credit - or as auditors with no grade assigned; the achievement will appear on their transcript.

Content of these in-depth courses may include:

For more information on custom training, contact the Continuing Education Program Head, Shannon Kelly, at 604.451.7065.

Continuing education courses

Many companies choose simply to send their employees to our focused, hands-on communication courses, offered conveniently at night, on weekends, or by distance and online learning. Core Communication courses include:

For more information about these courses, contact the Continuing Education Program Head, Shannon Kelly, at 604.451.7065.

Technical writing courses

Technical Writing Certificate courses, which can be taken on a course-by-course basis, are designed by industry professionals. These courses can help improve employees':

For more information about technical writing courses, contact the Continuing Education Program Head, Shannon Kelly, at 604.451.7065 or visit the program website.

Consulting services for industry

Our Communication Department is staffed by experts in written and oral communication. Many of our instructors have come to BCIT from careers in technical or business writing and from the broadcast and advertising industries. Our staff can take anything from manuals to business plans from concept to completion.

If you or your company are interested in our consulting services, please contact the Continuing Education Program Head, Shannon Kelly, at 604.451.7065

Language assessment services

The Communication Department provides opportunities to assess English language proficiency in several areas:

As a follow-up, several options to improve language proficiency are available; including short intensive workshops, seminars, or simply access to on-line materials to enhance improvement areas determined by the assessment.

For more information about language assessments, contact the Continuing Education Program Head, Shannon Kelly, at 604.451.7065 or visit the assessment website.