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Trades & Apprenticeships

Learn a trade in as little as 6 months.

Get your hands on the skills you need for a in-demand career in trades. Become a machinist, ironworker, HVAC technician, cabinetmaker, electrician, or choose from more than 100 specialized trades opportunities at BCIT.

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

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Get your hands-on learning for in-demand trades skills.

  • Largest trades training provider in BC
  • Taught by industry experts
  • National leader in trades programming for women

97% of BCIT Apprenticeship completers are employed*

*Source: BC Student Outcomes, prepared by BC Stats (2021).