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TPP 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 OAT and TSP. Work-terms allow students to gain valuable hands-on experience onsite, in addition to supporting industry.

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

“Practical and hands-on skills”: How two Technology Support Professional grads benefited from a solid foundation of IT skills

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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


Software Systems Developer (SSD) program

Our SSD program offers a 4-week “Industry Project” where a team of 4/5 students will design and build a functional prototype of your application. Projects take place between April 15th and May 15th of each year.

SSD students have knowledge of and experience with full-stack development using:

  • .NET Core with Microsoft SQL Server
  • JavaScript (MongoDB, Express, Angular/React, NodeJS)
  • Serverless Applications using AWS (Amplify, DynamoDB, Lambda, API Gateway)
  • Cross-Platform Mobile (React Native)
  • Native iOS and Android Mobile (Swift and Kotlin)
  • RESTful API’s
  • Third-party security and data storage providers such as Azure, AWS, and Firebase

Past industry projects have included e-commerce sites, CRM applications, social media platforms, mobile fintech apps, and many more. For more information, please contact Program Head Pat McGee.


For more frequent software development projects, you may also want to consider BCIT Computing’s Industry Sponsored Student Project (ISSP) program.