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In all of our technology diploma programs you will spend an average of 30 hours per week in lectures and labs, split approximately 50/50. This balanced approach gives you time to apply the theory in a practical lab environment. In addition, you should expect an additional 30 hours per week preparing for labs, completing assignments and studying. If you need to work while going to school, the majority of our courses are offered in both the September and January terms so that you can tailor your school workload to your other commitments.
We have 21 well equipped labs to support the practical aspect of your education. In almost every lab each student has their own individual work station.In this program you will learn how to integrate software and hardware to create control, data acquisition and database systems. You will use Motorola HC-12 microcontrollers as well as PIC's and learn to program in C/C++ as well as assembler. A highlight in this option is a final project that all students undertake. These projects are a semester long and are often sponsored by industry.
A BCIT diploma shows potential employers that you are accomplished, focused, and serious about your chosen career path. Our programs and courses provide both fundamental theoretical knowledge and hands-on practical skills to help you "hit the ground running" in a new job. Graduates say that BCIT helped them fully prepare for employment.
Graduates from this program find employment as engineering technologists in design, manufacturing and technical support in areas such as sawmill automation equipment, operator control equipment for heavy machinery, data communication networks, computers and peripheral devices, marine autopilot and sonar systems, traffic control systems, building control systems, switching power supply equipment, airline booking and display systems, credit card access and point of transaction systems, satellite data analysis systems, ski lift control systems and theatre lighting control systems. Typical companies that employ graduates from this program are:
The Computer Control program is supported by a team of committed educators, staff and industry advisors who work hard for students' success.
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