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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 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, build resiliency, and stay ahead of workplace trends. Microcredentials are flexible, short-term programs that help learners quickly master new competencies and gain knowledge essential to in-demand Canadian industries.

Microcredentials are a valuable option for learners to quickly strengthen resumés and advance careers. Students may also choose to add on digital badges or credentials from BCIT to further enhance their educational journey. Microcredentials can also be stacked to ladder into a course, certificate, or diploma program, making them a focused and affordable option in pursuing flexible and relevant education.

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BCIT Trades Discovery helped Red Seal Plumber Jackie Smith change careers

BCIT alumna Jackie Smith was looking for a career change, but was coming up short on ideas. “I was working as a baker, and although I enjoyed it, I knew...

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Graduate Advice: What I wish I knew during my BCIT journey

Different than a college or university, BCIT offers practical, applied education with instructors who have direct, hands-on experience in their industry. BCIT graduates are adept in their field, yet humble...

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BCIT students win big at IDEC Student Design Competition

BCIT Interior Design students Jessica Tarumoto, Saebom Kim, and David Kim took home the top prize at the 2021 Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Student Design Competition. The IDEC Student...

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BCIT student receives 2020 SARA National Student Design Award

When Anthony Marques moved to BC from Venezuela to attend the Architectural Science program at BCIT, he did not foresee winning a national student architecture award, let alone one in...

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Graduate Advice: Words of wisdom to prospective students

When you choose BCIT, you became part of a powerful community of successful innovators, creators, and leaders. Our 190,000 alumni are making a positive impact in industries across BC and...

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