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Training Solutions for Industry

BCIT’s School of Construction and the Environment offers group training to corporations and organizations, locally and beyond. Our training is designed around existing part-time studies courses and full-time trades programs, which may be delivered as-is, or customized to meet your specific training needs. Training can be delivered daytime or evening, in-person or online, on a schedule and at a location that works for your organization. We are also incorporating virtual platforms into our training solutions to help meet the current health guidelines.

Benefits of customized training:

  • Receive the training you need where and when you need it
  • Receive customized training to fill knowledge and skills gaps in your organization
  • Maintain compliance with policies and legislation, and respond to any changes quickly and efficiently
  • Build a skilled workforce that meets the needs of your industry
  • Build capacity and offer growth opportunities for your staff
  • Prepare your organization for future growth and change
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Interested in Water and Wastewater Operations?

BCIT will be piloting a new Associate Certificate in Fundamentals of Water and Wastewater Operations in January 2021. This program is specifically designed for individuals either seeking employment in the Water or Wastewater industry or for those currently employed in the field and seeking advancement. Check out the program flyer to learn more about the program or contact Laurie Therrien at 604.456.1012 or Laurie_Therrien@bcit.ca.

Thanks to the incredible efforts of the BCIT Industry Services and Trades Departments, ACCESS clients are achieving success in the trades.

Helen Boyce, Director of Trades Training & Apprenticeship, Aboriginal Community Career Employment Services Society (ACCESS)

"Mind-Over-Metal" Welding Camp

Since 2016, BCIT’s School of Construction has offered local youth an opportunity to try their hand at Welding through the “Mind-Over-Metal” Youth Welding Camp program. With financial support from the Canadian Welding Bureau Foundation, students from Burnaby and North Vancouver School Districts have benefitted from learning with some of BCIT’s top Welding instructors. The camp is part of the School’s ongoing efforts to expose more secondary school students to the many career opportunities available to them through trades training.

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