Work-terms & Projects

At BCIT's Technology Professional programs, we take pride in producing the type of graduate that can quickly assimilate into the real world of information technology.

Our reputation for producing job-ready graduates continues at TPP with over 150 employers either hiring full-time or work-term students in addition to our graduates who have completed some innovative IT projects.

Contact us by email for more information on how to get a student working for you.


We have work-terms in three programs: NASP, OAT and TSP. Work-terms allow students to gain valuable hands-on experience onsite, in addition to alleviating your staff shortages, etc. Continuing reading for details about the work-term associated programs.

Network Administration and Security Professional (NASP) program

Work-terms should be networking, security and/or computing systems focused, whether with deployment or upgrading of networks, in addition to support and administration.

Knowledge and certifications obtained by NASP students: Possible positions for NASP students:
  • Microsoft Certified Professional - Windows Server 2016
  • Cisco Systems trained - CCNA certified
  • Linux Professional Institute Junior Level Administrator (LPIC-1)
  • CompTIA Security+
  • VMware - Data Centre Virtualization VCA-DCV
  • TCP/IP
  • Project Management/Technical and Report Writing/Presentations
  • Business Communication/Time Management/Organizational Development
  • Network Administration
  • Systems Support
  • Systems Troubleshooting
  • Systems Rollout/Upgrade
  • Helpdesk
  • Technical Writing
  • IT Consulting
  • IT Training
  • IT Proposal Writing

Technology Support Professional (TSP) program

TSP skills: Possible positions for TSP students:
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Networking, TCP/IP
  • MS Office and MS Project
  • Help Desk Support/Call Center Training
  • A+ Hardware/Software Technician
  • Web Design
  • Presentation Skills
  • Helpdesk
  • Tier 1/2 Support
  • Systems Support
  • Network Administration
  • Systems Troubleshooting
  • Systems Rollout/Upgrade

Office Administrator with Technology (OAT) program

OAT skills: Possible positions for OAT students:
  • MS Office 2016
  • MS Office Specialist Certified
  • MS Visio
  • Simply Accounting
  • Desktop Publishing - Photoshop & Adobe Acrobat
  • Web Design - HTML
  • Presentation Skills
  • Business Writing
  • Office Manager
  • Executive Assistants
  • Administrative Assistants
  • MS Office Applications Support
  • Desktop Publishers/Web Site Maintenance

Projects - Software Systems Developer (SSD) program

Students in the SSD program are available to work on 4-week web development and design projects. Students will be able to use formal software development methodology and design / implement / test / deploy software applications on a variety of platforms. This includes database applications, web applications, e-commerce sites, etc. on desktop computers, PDAs, web server, specialized hardware or other computing devices.

SSD students have knowledge of and experience with: