Just getting started? Adding to your existing knowledge and experience? Ready to reinvent your career? BCIT offers a variety of study methods that will help you achieve your education and career goals.

Full-time Studies

The quickest way to attain your credential, studying full-time is like having a full-time job. Classes run seven hours a day, five days a week. Once you are accepted into a full-time program, you are automatically registered for all your courses hassle-free.

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Part-time Studies

Ideal for those who need to keep their day job, you can study at your own pace with our evening or weekend classes. Although it can take longer to complete, Part-time Studies enables you to balance all your priorities.

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Cooperative Education

Provides full-time students with an opportunity to gain work experience by alternating classroom terms with paid work terms. Although it takes longer to complete, you’ll gain invaluable experience and a contact network along the way.

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The long-established system of apprenticeship includes short, scheduled periods of formal training, interspersed with extensive on-the-job training and paid work experience. You must be working for an employer as an apprentice and be registered as an apprentice with the Government of BC.

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Online and Distance Learning

If you can’t come to BCIT, we can come to you. We offer various opportunities to suit your needs: learn by correspondence, guided or online learning.

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