Are you unable to attend school either full-time or part-time? Would you like to gain new knowledge and skills or upgrade old ones?

Learn at home or at the office with distance and online courses from BCIT. All courses carry the same credit value as classroom-based courses and offer the same skills training that comes from in-person education. Most online courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly.

For further information about studying at a distance with BCIT, you can select from the various articles and FAQs using the right menu bar.

Find courses and programs available by distance

Visit the Courses and Programs page to search for the BCIT courses and programs that interest you. Use the "Advanced Course Search" or "Advanced Program Search" feature to refine your search to find only those BCIT courses and programs available by distance.

For more information on a distance course or program that interests you, please contact the program area directly. The PTS Course Contacts List [PDF] provides the name and phone number of the Program Assistant for your subject area of interest.

For course requirements and registration information please contact Student Information and Enrolment Services toll-free at 1-866-434-1610 or within the Lower Mainland at 604-434-1610.

Exam Invigilation Service for BCIT and non-BCIT distance learners

Whether you are a BCIT Distance Learner requiring a special exam arrangement, or a University of Toronto Distance Student ready to write their finals, the BCIT Test Centre staff provides efficient, professional invigilation services that meets the testing requirements of your distance course(s).
For invigilation service and fee information, please choose the link that is appropriate to you:

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Student Technology Requirements & Discounts

Computer requirements vary by program. Review our recommended Student Technology Requirements, and check your program page for any additional requirements.

As a BCIT student, you are eligible for educational pricing on computers and other technology. BCIT partners with Dell, Microserve, and Apple to provide choice for students.