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School of Construction and the Environment

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The School of Construction and the Environment is concerned with the natural environment, the built environment and the relationship between them.
As the leading contributor of trades, engineering, and applied and natural sciences professionals in the province of British Columbia, the School offers over 77 full-time / part-time programs, over 272 part-time courses, customized training and applied research from where you will gain the knowledge and skills to address the issues of today while planning for tomorrow.

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New BCIT Construction Safety Videos available online

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) School of Construction and the Environment (SOCE) is proud to introduce its new Construction Safety Videos on the BCIT Safety in Construction and Environment webpage for BCIT faculty, staff, students and for others in the construction industry to use in the province of British Columbia.

BCIT is committed to conducting all activities in a manner that protects the health and safety of employees, students, and visitors. It endeavours to provide safe tools, materials, equipment, and processes for work and study by meeting or exceeding regulatory requirements for occupational health and safety. The goal is to have an accident free and healthy environment in which to work and learn.

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New BCIT Building Energy Modelling program to help prepare industry for net-zero ready buildings by 2030

Building energy modelling has become an important part of the building design process, and qualified practitioners are needed to meet the demand. The new, part-time BCIT Building Energy Modelling Advanced...

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Caroline Dépatie appointed Associate Dean, Natural Resources and Environment

Dr. Caroline Dépatie, BPE, MA, PhD is the newly-appointed Associate Dean of Natural Resources and Environment in the BCIT School of Construction and the Environment (SOCE). Caroline is originally from...

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BCIT Interior Design students place first and third in the 2022 IDEC Student Competition

At the 2022 Interior Design Education Council (IDEC) Student Design Competition, BCIT’s Interior Design student team comprised of David Kim (3rd year), Carley Steeves (2nd year), and Carlos Valdez (3rd...

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BCIT Trades alumni share invaluable advice on being an entrepreneur

The BCIT School of Construction and the Environment, BCIT Student Association (BCITSA) Entrepreneurial Services and BCITSA Career Services were pleased to bring back the first in-person annual Trades Entrepreneur Panel...

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Mathew Smith joins BCIT as new Director, Centre for Welding Technologies and Metallurgy Research

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is pleased to announce that Dr. Mathew Smith, PhD, PPhys, PEng has been appointed Director of the Centre for Welding Technologies and Metallurgy...

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