This career development course provides graduates from selected BCIT programs the opportunity to further develop their practical 'hands-on' workshop skills while creating approved projects. Projects must be approved by the instructor to ensure that they are safe and achievable using available resources. Students must supply all materials. Extra fees may apply if projects require sizeable amounts of consumables. Students will have access to Manual Mills, Manual Lathes, Drill Presses, Bandsaws, Grinders and Sanders, Sheetmetal Punches, Formers and Shears, Benders and Notchers, Arbor Presses, Forge, Welders, Plasma Cutters, Waterjet Cutter, Table Saw, Edge Router, Plastic Heat Formers, Composites Layup, Laser Cutter, 3-D Printer, Sandblaster, and Powder Coater.
- BCIT Diploma of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics and Robotics, or Technology Teacher Education AND approved project proposal.
Below is one offering of MECH 0106 for the Winter 2023 term.
Sat Jan 14 - Sat Feb 25 (6 weeks)
- 6 weeks
- CRN 87693
Class meeting times
|Jan 14 - Feb 25||Sat||08:30 - 15:30||Burnaby|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Departmental approval needed
No class on February 18th (Family Day Weekend). Safety Equipment needed: CSA approved (green triangle) safety footwear, CSA approved eye protection, other activity-related PPE as required. Please include your BCIT Student ID (A0) number in your email. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Safely use a variety of workshop tools and equipment.
- Create projects from various materials using a wide range of workshop tools and equipment.
- Work with increased proficiency in a workshop environment.
Effective as of Fall 2019
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