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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, the School offers over 77 full-time / part-time programs, over 270 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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To support you and your continued education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. We want to make it easier for you to work towards your future goals and get the education you desire. For the latest updates, review the COVID-19 Information.

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BCIT South Wetland Restoration project brings education to life

“BCIT worked extremely hard over the summer with the faculty to figure out how we were going to deliver a traditionally very hands-on program — like ecological restoration — to the students, and do it in a COVID-19 compliant way,” says Ken Ashley, Director of the BCIT Rivers Institute, standing at the site of the school’s first ever wetland, located near Lot L and surrounded by trees.

The hands-on experience of building and restoring a real-life wetland is an important part of the Ecological Restoration Degree Program at BCIT, including the undergraduate class, Wetland and Estuary Restoration.

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BCIT introduces microcredentials with the launch of three programs

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is launching its first ever microcredential programs to provide learners with an industry-focused, applied education that allows them to rapidly upskill or reskill,...

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Microcredentials fast track to high-demand jobs for British Columbians

Microcredentials are a key part of a new initiative that will fast-track British Columbians to gain the education and skills they need for high-demand jobs. “Microcredentials are an exciting new...

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Considering a career in engineering? Hear from these three engineers

Lenissa Pereira wanted to find a career that allowed her to work with her hands, see the world, and earn a good wage. Like more and more women, she decided...

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Giving back comes full circle: Transoft donates $1 million in software to give BCIT Civil Engineering students access to cutting-edge technology

Nelson Huang recently achieved a unique career milestone: returning to his alma mater to give a guest lecture to a class in which he once sat himself. “It was around...

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Ecocities Now: BCIT co-authors new book to help cities meet their sustainability goals

As part of a suite of efforts to support cities and communities on meeting their sustainability goals, Dr. Jennie Moore, BCIT Director of Institute Sustainability, collaborated with colleagues from Ecocity...

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