Program Advising can help those with articulated aspirations seeking guidance and information on educational options that will help them achieve their goals. Advisors are able to provide information on:
- BCIT programs
- Application processes
- How to be a competitive applicant
- Program start dates
- Trades wait-lists
- Job placement
- Student life
- Entrance requirements
- Program costs
- Pre-entry test information
- Applying for transfer credit
- Entry level salaries.
Part-time Studies Program Advisors can help make the most of being a part-time student. They are able to:
- Provide information on the various part-time programs offered.
- Assist with course selection and program planning
- Help students through the process of applying for program approval or making changes to an approved program.
- Help students with applying for course credit.
Both full-time and part-time studies Program Advisors can provide a great deal of valuable information about BCIT and the programs offered, but they are not career counsellors. Prospective students with undefined goals may be referred to BCIT's career, educational and personal development courses. Additionally, Program Advisors do not evaluate educational documents for admission, transfer credit or credential equivalencies.
Program Advisors also participate in secondary school, college, and community liaison visits throughout the province and attend many of the BCIT evening information sessions.
Program Advisors are available to answer questions by phone, appointment, or online.
For the most efficient service please call 604-434-1610 and ask to have a Program Advisor return your call. Please identify yourself as a counsellor or high-school educator and your call will be flagged as a priority. Alternatively, you can visit the Advising website and try the Ask an Advisor tool.