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The Provincial Instructor Diploma (PIDP) provides the instructional skills to teach adults in private and public post-secondary institutions in BC. The PIDP consists of eight core courses and 7 electives for a total of 30 credits. Vancouver Community College (VCC)  School of Instructor Education (SIE) offers these courses.

PIDP Handbook 2020 [PDF]

In the past some PIDP courses were offered at the BCIT Burnaby campus. This has been suspended until at least 2022.

For more information that is not provided here, please call  Vancouver Community College at 604-871-7000 ext. 7488 or 7499 or email sie@vcc.ca

Who is eligible for funding?

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). Financial support is also available for BCGEU full-time and part-time instructors.

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

The Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) is also called Delivery of Instruction (PIDP 3220) in the diploma program at VCC.