“Completing the Chemical and Environmental Technology program proved the decision I made is a good one!"

“I heard about the high reputation of BCIT and decided to take this program due to employment opportunities in BC,” says Shaung Gao.
Gao is a 2016 graduate of the of Chemical and Environmental Technology program. He came to Canada as an international student from China with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering. This program was “relatable to his background and sounded promising”.
Gao stated that the best part of the program is the practical education in environmental and chemical lab technology and chemical engineering. He has since been able to secure full time employment as a Lab Technician in a mine in Northeastern British Columbia because of the practicum and doing assay work, both of which are part of the curriculum in the program.
“I also want to recognize Elaine Woo, Instructor in the program. She is an excellent instructor with knowledge and experience and a good relationship with many people in industry and potential employers.” BCIT prides itself on industry relationships as part of the ongoing evaluations of the programs. The programs and the instructors remain current and relatable to today’s standards and practices in industry.
“Completing the Chemical and Environmental Technology program proved the decision I made is a good one!"

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