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Course outlines are provided here for your information and reference as they become available and have received the required approvals.

Available BCIT course outlines can be accessed by selecting the term, the course subject and the course number from the dropdown list(s) below. If outlines are available for your selected term and course, they will then be listed. If any of these steps don’t result in what you are looking for, it indicates that no outline is currently available. If you are looking for an outline from a current term please check back closer to the start of the course or consult another outline from a previous term.  Please keep in mind that the content from previous outlines may be different than current offerings of the course. For historical outlines not covered in this system please contact BCIT Library at 604-432-8370 to see if they have the outline you require.

The course outline is a statement of educational intent and direction, providing BCIT students with clear, concise, accurate and readily available information related to course content and administration. BCIT course outlines are governed by Policy 5403 and the creation of course outlines is subject to the procedure described in 5403-PR1.

Trades Exploration Program - TEXP


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Develop a labour market research portfolio on a chosen trade
  • Identify personal learning style
  • Conduct primary and secondary labour market research
  • Be aware of opportunities for self-employment
  • Find, pay and tool allowance information in a collective agreement
  • State trades specific working conditions
  • Perform informational interviews
  • Describe apprenticeship system
  • Describe impact of technology on a chosen trade
  • State educational requirements for a chosen trade
  • Find sources of employment information
  • Gather employment information
  • Explore ideas about where to look for work
  • Prepare strategies for Networking
  • Conduct and transcribe informational interviews
  • Describe labour unions and labour organizations
  • Identify personal job wants and needs
  • Define occupational goals
  • Identify types of Resumes
  • Prepare a Resume
  • Prepare a Cover letter
  • Prepare a Reference Statement
  • Prepare a Thank you letter
  • Prepare for Job Interviews

Effective as of Fall 2016

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