BCIT Trades Discovery 'General' (BCIT webpage)
This Trades Discovery program is open to all students. The Trades Discovery “General" program is designed to allow students extensive access to the available trades and technical training at BCIT campuses. These highly practical and relevant training units prepare participants to successfully enter and complete trades/technical training or seek apprenticeship.
Students gain hands-on experience in approximately 15 different trades disciplines. Some examples of activities are: lay out and fabrication, general piping, carpentry framing, welding, wiring and working on mechanical systems in automobiles, aircraft, and heavy equipment.
The programs include two weeks of unpaid work experience, partnering education with industry and the community.
Students will also be trained and certified in the following: Forklift Training, Mental Health First Aid, OFA L1, and WHMIS.
BCIT Trades Discovery 'Women in Trades Training (WITT)' (BCIT webpage)
This Trades Discover WITT intake is for those students who identify as female. It is the same program, basically, as the Trades Discover "General", listed above.
Students will receive 4 courses (16 credits) at the grade 12 level, plus BCIT credits.