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Notice to applicants

BCIT has revised the English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements, effective October 1st, 2023.  If you are applying to a full-time September 2024 intake, a Flexible Learning program, or a trades program with a rolling start date,  please refer to the ELP categories listed below.  If you are applying to a full-time technology Winter 2024 or Spring 2024 intake, refer to the information provided on our Legacy English Requirements page.   Please see your program’s Entrance Requirements page to confirm the level of English required.

English is the language used for instruction and communication at BCIT. All applicants and registrants, regardless of their citizenship status or country of origin, must demonstrate a satisfactory level of English proficiency. This proficiency requirement ensures that all students have the necessary language skills to succeed in their chosen courses and programs. The assessment of English Language Proficiency (ELP) is based on the categories listed below.