VCC Provincial Instructor Diploma Program (PIDP)

The Provincial Instructor Diploma provides instructional skills to teach adults in private and public post-secondary institutions in BC. Credits are transferable to many universities. The program consists of seven courses and a final practicum. Vancouver Community College offers courses all over the province including several on BCIT's Burnaby campus.

For information or registration, call Vancouver Community College at 604-871-7000 ext. 7488 or 7499.

Who is eligible for funding?

This financial support is available to any FSA member, full-time or part-time who is currently teaching at BCIT and has completed the Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) or the equivalent Provincial Instructor Diploma Program's course PIDP 3220. (ISWs are offered at no cost year-round at BCIT in a variety of formats.) Financial support is also available for BCGEU part-time instructors.

If you are a Full Time BCGEU Vocational Instructor, please visit the PD/CSD (Professional Development/Career and Skills Development) ShareSpace site for information about funding.

How does it work?

How do I apply?

Transferring your ISW credits to the PIDP at VCC

If you have taken the PIDP 3220 (also called the Instructional Skills Workshop at BCIT) and you wish to continue on with the PIDP, you must follow these steps when applying to VCC for an exemption of credit on your PIDP 3220.