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Get the skills to make a difference

Green technology is smart but it’s not going to install itself. An army of skilled workers are needed on the frontlines to integrate the improved industrial and residential systems.

Efficient boilers, buildings, vehicles and cooling systems all need skilled people to keep them running effectively.

If you aren’t afraid to get your hands dirty and want to be in demand with companies providing great paying jobs, check out BCIT’s renowned trades programs for your ticket to green.

Get the skills to make a difference - explore the programs featured to the right.

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Check-out who else will be in demand in the growing green economy.

Big Opportunity

According to ECO Canada very high growth in worker demand is expected in the following areas:

  • Carbon & climate change mitigation
  • Heat savings and energy-efficiency
  • Renewable energy resources (wind, solar, thermal, etc.)
  • Alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles

Big Impact

48% of Canada's energy is used by industry. Add to that all the resources used in commercial transportation and construction, and it becomes clear, if you want to make big change you have to start at the top. With a BCIT education in technical or management skills, you will be equipped to have an impact at the industrial level where the results can be huge. Get the knowledge you need to be an “industrial strength” change agent. Make a big impact on energy and resource conservation, choose your path to a green career above.

Sustainability at BCIT

As an institute BCIT is committed to Sustainability. Examples of recent activities include:

Watch the videos to learn more and see what else BCIT is doing to be sustainable.