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Trades & Apprenticeships

Build a solid foundation

Pursuing a career in trades at BCIT means you can build the future you imagine. Become a machinist, ironworker, HVAC technician, cabinetmaker, electrician, or choose from more than 20 trades at BCIT.

Not sure which one is right for you? Explore and experience the trades through our Trades Discovery programs. You’ll get hands-on experience in a variety of trades so you can choose one you’re passionate about.

Choosing BCIT for your trades training means you’ll have access to the best equipment and instructors in the province—from jets, ships, and heavy equipment, to cutting edge automotive, welding, and carpentry shops.

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96% of employed Joinery (Cabinetmaker) Apprentice completers are currently in a training related job

  • Largest trades training provider in BC
  • National leader in trades programming for women

98% employment rate for BCIT Apprenticeship completers*

*Source: BC Student Outcomes (2020).