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If you have taken an English-upgrading course at a BCIT post-secondary institution, you can check its equivalency with PELD courses by checking the BC Transfer Guide (

To find the best fit for you, we have several different ways for you to qualify for placement into our PELD program.

You must complete at least one of the placement test options (see list below) to be given course registration approval(s).

Please contact if you have any questions about placement test options.

Placement Test Options


“After settling in Canada, I decided to upgrade my skills and education at BCIT. PELD was very practical with great English instructors. By teaching me English so efficiently, PELD changed my life. I even made friends in my class, and they’ve helped me in achieving my goals.”
Amir, PELD student who proceeded into the Computer Systems Technology program