The BCIT Food Technology Diploma program trains students in the basics of food technology, including food processing, quality control, food testing, and analysis. Graduate with all the practical skills you need to start your career.
At BCIT, we believe in real life experience. In this program, you get to interact first-hand with industry sponsors who mentor and support students in getting relevant food technology skills.
Find out more about BCIT’s Food Technology diploma by visiting Program Details.
This program is for individuals who:
Sound like you? See Program Entry for details on what you need and how to apply.
BCIT grads are set up to enter a career in food technology the moment they graduate. They can also keep studying to further advance their career. See Graduating and Jobs to find out about the possibilities.
Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.
Most of our grads get work within two months of graduating. From big industry to mom and pop businesses, BCIT grads are working to support safe food production. With applied work experience in the field, you will have the skills employers are looking for.
Diploma grads can receive two years’ worth of credits toward BCIT's Food Technology and Operations Management Bachelor of Science. This program is for graduates looking for leadership and decision-making roles in the food industry.
Grads can also choose to apply to other bachelor's degree programs in a variety of fields including environmental health.
Carol Friedrich-Fong, Ph.D
Acting Program Head
Anne McCannel, MSc, CFS
Ken Keilbart, Dipl
Technical Staff Dipl III
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