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BCIT Broadcast Television Certificate

The Television & Video Production program offers a wide variety of interesting, stimulating and challenging part-time studies courses.

We have courses in:

  • creative copy writing
  • single camera shooting
  • video editing (tape based, or utilizing computers)
  • technical introductions
  • ...and more!

If you are interested in Television & Video Production, our part-time courses are a great way to gain exposure to the technology and techniques of a fast-paced and exciting industry.

BCIT BROADCAST TELEVISION CERTIFICATE
BCIT Credential: BCIT Certificate
Program Length: Course by course, Part-time
Program Start: September, January, April
Location: Burnaby Campus, Downtown Vancouver
Number of Courses: 17 courses, 49 credits
Total Tuition/Cost: Pay Course-by-Course

First steps

For those who are new to broadcasting, we recommend our "introductory" courses as a first step.

BCST 1160 - TV & Video Introduction

BCST 1162 - Basics of Single Cam Shooting

BCST 1180 - Introduction to Non-Linear Video Editing

Students receive a solid grounding in each field and practical experience with broadcast equipment and procedures.

Certificate in Broadcast and Media Communications - Television

Part-time courses can be used towards earning a Certificate in Broadcast and Media Communications - Television, which is an ideal solution for students who want to earn a credential at their own pace.

Students may complete the courses comprising the certificate in any order they wish (subject to prerequisites), and within a seven-year time-frame. This allows students to continue their education without a significant impact on their lifestyle or personal schedules.

Program Entry

Application processing

Ongoing throughout the year.

Program declaration

To determine if the courses you intend to take will be applied towards a credential you must declare your program. This ensures that BCIT is aware of your intent to complete the program as it is currently outlined.

Program declaration enables you to declare a program of study and outline the courses you plan to complete to meet the program requirements. Program declaration also provides the opportunity to apply for transfer credit. Upon approval, a confirmation letter will be mailed to you outlining your program of study.

To declare your program, please submit the Part-time Program Declaration form [PDF]. This form is also available at Student Information and Enrolment Services. Please allow approximately six to eight weeks for processing.

Scheduled intakes

January, April and September

Costs & Supplies

Tuition fees

Please see the Part-time Studies Fees page for information on tuition fees and refunds.

Financial assistance

Financial assistance may be available for this program. For more information, please contact Student Financial Aid and Awards.

Courses

All of our part-time Television & Video Production classes are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.  There are no entrance requirements for taking out part-time classes.

Some classes may require a minimum number of students registered in order to run the class due to lab and team activities.

Program matrix

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Required Courses: Credits
  BCST 1033 Preparing for Your Business Career 3.0
  BCST 1101 Media Technology Fundamentals 1 3.0
  BCST 1104 Computer Basics for Broadcasting 3.0
  BCST 1133 Copywriting For Television 3.0
  BCST 1140 Broadcast Industry Operations 3.0
  BCST 1147 Broadcast Writing 3.0
  BCST 1160 Television Broadcasting and Video Introduction 3.0
  BCST 1162 Basics of Single Camera Shooting 1.5
  BCST 1165 Video Editing Workshop 3.0
  BCST 1180 Introduction to Non-Linear Video Editing 3.0
  BCST 2222 Media Technology Fundamentals 2 3.0
  BCST 2223 TV Production Planning 3.0
  BCST 2247 Broadcast Writing - Advanced 3.0
  BCST 2262 Advanced Single Video Camera Shooting Techniques 1.5
  BLAW 3100 Business Law 4.0
  ECON 1150 Economic Issues 3.0
  MDIA 1100 Introduction to Media Techniques for Business 3.0
 
Total Credits: 49.0

Check current availability of courses for this program.

Transfer credit

Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.

Program Details

Program location

Burnaby Campus
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC

Downtown Campus
555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC

Graduating & Jobs

Apply for graduation

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, complete an Application for BCIT Credential [PDF] and submit to Student Information and Enrolment Services.

Allow approximately six to eight weeks for processing.

All financial obligations to the Institute must be met prior to issuance of any credential.

Contact Us

Angelina Shine, Program Assistant, Part-time Studies
angelina_shine@bcit.ca / 604-451-7198

Kevin Ribble, Part Time Studies Coordinator
kevin_ribble@bcit.ca / 604-432-8707

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