As part of the total BCIT quality assurance process, the SQC provides an objective review of proposals for new programs and significant curriculum changes. Accordingly, the committee has the responsibility to consult broadly within the SOHS and the Institute regarding educational quality processes and standards, and has the authority to contribute to the development of such processes and standards that are aligned with the needs of the learners, industry, SOHS and BCIT.

The SQC has the following specific responsibilities: