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Free Online Learning

Free online courses from BCIT

Welcome to BCIT’s new Free Online Learning platform.

Since 1964, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has taught and trained experts, professionals, and innovators who shape our economy—across BC and around the world.

We are proud to offer free online courses to the global community. Online courses bring advantages of convenience and flexibility – providing you with the opportunity to study and work anytime, anywhere. These online courses are available to anyone with a computer and internet connection.

You’re sure to find something in one our three pillars to broaden your mind, prepare you for post-secondary education, or to explore your career options across different industries.

All of our Free Online Learning courses are short (8-14 hours), self-study, and use applied learning activities to ensure you takeaway tools that will enhance your life.

We’re adding courses all the time, so come back often.
Just select a course to learn more.
Enjoy your journey of discovery.

Featured course of the month
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MOOC-0380 – Buying an Electric Vehicle

Let’s face it, we live during a time of innovation and change, much of which is essential to our continued life on this planet. This course will help us all understand one aspect of the change we are all facing by preparing participants to better understand Electric Vehicles (EVs), the EV marketplace, and the differences we will all face when we finally make the move to go electric.

Three pillars of learning for a better world and your place in it.

Pillar 1

Citizenship

Personal development that will give each of us the tools we need to understand our world better and, in doing so, contribute to a global society where everyone can flourish and thrive as Global Citizens.

Pillar 2

Learning

  1. Courses to help prepare you for entry into post-secondary learning, either in general, or through specific pre-entry skills self-assessment and remediation.
  2. Instructional skills courses.

Pillar 3

Industry

Opportunities to help you understand your learning paths and career options in different industry sectors as you prepare to make life-changing decisions.


Pillar 1 – Citizenship

Personal development that will give each of us the tools we need to understand our world better and, in doing so, contribute to a global society where everyone can flourish and thrive as Global Citizens.

girl wearing graduation cap in front of a chalkboard with the word "career" written all over it

Pillar 2 – Learning

Courses to help prepare you for entry into post-secondary learning, either in general, or through specific pre-entry skills assessment and remediation. Also, some words of wisdom and insights for online teachers.

Focused Education Preparation Advancing Frontline RNS coursePillar 3 – Industry

Opportunities to help you understand your career options in different industries and sectors as you prepare to make life-changing decisions.

To register

  • If you are new to BCIT you will first need to create a BCIT account before registering for your course.
  • You will then be able to use the link on the course page (above listing) to login and register for your course.
  • Note: New and refreshed accounts may take up to 24 hours to activate.
  • Note: At the end of your registration process you will land on a payment page. There is no cost for your courses, so just close the registration screen because you will be registered.

Once registered

  1. Access your online course at learn.bcit.ca.
  2. Login with your @my.bcit.ca email and password.
  3. Scroll down to your My Courses listing and click on the course link.