Summer school for BC shop teachers

TTED-BCIT-School of Energy

In an effort to help youth explore trades, some BC high school shop teachers went to school themselves this summer. From July 18-21 the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) sponsored the “Youth Explore Trades Skills Preparation” course for high school shop teachers through our Technology Teacher Education (TTED) program. This course provided the participants with the essential skills … Read more

Engineering Expo–a huge success!

Visitors, students, and instructors mingle at the 2017 BCIT Engineering Expo.

The first ever BCIT Engineering Expo took place on Wednesday May 10, 2017 at the Burnaby Campus. A collaboration between the School of Construction and the Environment and the School of Energy, the event showed off projects from various engineering programs, including Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics and Robotics programs. The projects displayed were innovative … Read more

IT Collaboration Conference 2016 hosted at BCIT

The IT Collaboration Conference was held October 28 and 29 at the Burnaby Campus of BCIT. This year’s theme was “BC Educational Transformation.” The 80 attendees got to hear from some impressive speakers. The keynote was delivered by Suzanne Hoffman, Superintendent of the Ministry of Education. She kicked off the conference with a presentation on “The Need … Read more

Skills Canada Competition—millwright student wins big for BCIT

Photo: L to R: Bryan Messer, Richard Turnbull, Brian Buckley, Mark Gauvin, Jean-Marc Bourgeois, Forrest Tittle, Ron Newman, Erick Medina – Missing: Robert Braun, Millwright Instructor and Skills BC Technical Representative Mark Gauvin, apprentice student of the Millwright program, represented and won first place in the Skills Canada competition in June 2016. In doing so … Read more