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MECH 0106 - Shop Skills Development Projects

Mechanical Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

This career development course provides graduates from selected BCIT programs the opportunity to further develop their practical 'hands-on' workshop skills while creating approved projects. Projects must be approved by the instructor to ensure that they are safe and achievable using available resources. Students must supply all materials. Extra fees may apply if projects require sizeable amounts of consumables. Students will have access to Manual Mills, Manual Lathes, Drill Presses, Bandsaws, Grinders and Sanders, Sheetmetal Punches, Formers and Shears, Benders and Notchers, Arbor Presses, Forge, Welders, Plasma Cutters, Waterjet Cutter, Table Saw, Edge Router, Plastic Heat Formers, Composites Layup, Laser Cutter, 3-D Printer, Sandblaster, and Powder Coater.


BCIT Diploma of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics and Robotics, or Technology Teacher Education AND approved project proposal.





Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 87693

Sat Jan 15 - Sat Feb 26 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 15 - Feb 26 Sat 08:30 - 15:30 BBY SW09 Rm. 106



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. No class on February 19th (Family Day Weekend). Safety Equipment needed: CSA approved (green triangle) safety footwear, CSA approved eye protection, other activity-related PPE as required. Please include your BCIT Student ID (A0) number in your email. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Safely use a variety of workshop tools and equipment.
  • Create projects from various materials using a wide range of workshop tools and equipment.
  • Work with increased proficiency in a workshop environment.

Effective as of Fall 2019

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