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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 90 full-time / part-time programs, over 272 part-time courses, microcredentials, 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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BCIT Jill of All Trades opens a world of opportunities

Only five per cent of skilled trades workers across the country are women, according to Statistics Canada. In efforts to inspire more young women to pursue a career in skilled...

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BCIT student wins first place at the 2024 LIV Design Challenge

Congratulations to Emily Peterson who received first place in the 2024 LIV Design Challenge for her patio design, The Arbor. Emily was a student in the  BCIT Interior Design program...

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Celebrating BCIT graduates: Winter 2024 Convocation ceremonies

500 students crossed the stage in three in-person ceremonies this March, joining more than 205,000 of our BCIT alumni community. We are proud of our graduates for their achievements and...

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How BCIT Big Info paved the way to a career in Civil Engineering

BCIT Civil Engineering diploma student Julie Tran always knew that she was creative, but she didn’t know what she would pursue as a career until she started exploring her post-secondary...

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Research on impacts of road salt on salmon involving BCIT researchers awarded NSERC Alliance grant

A five-year, $550,000 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Alliance grant has been awarded for the Road Salt and Salmon Project. BCIT’s students and faculty have been...

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