British Columbia Institute of Technology - Aerospace Technology

Richmond, British Columbia | Public University | Established 1960

About us

Since 1964, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has taught and trained experts, professionals, and innovators who shape the economy—across BC and around the world. They are proud to deliver an education that goes beyond textbooks and classrooms. BCIT's students gain the technical skills, real-world experience, and problem-solving ability needed to embrace complexity and lead innovation in a rapidly changing workforce. Through close collaboration with industry, their network of alumni and partners continue to achieve global success. BCIT offers practical career credentials designed for the workplace, from diplomas and certificates to bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

BCIT delivers programs and courses to nearly 50,000 students, over 4,500 whom are international students from 110 countries, through their six Schools. Their faculty also work closely with industry, delivering training, providing expert advice and helping to bring ideas to market. Their schools cover subjects as diverse as applied and natural sciences, business and media, computing and IT, engineering, health sciences and trades. 

Why BCIT - Aerospace Technology 

Campus: This state-of-the-art 285,000-square-foot Aerospace Technology Campus is home to BCIT’s aerospace programs. The campus is centred on a 40,000-square-foot hangar housing BCIT’s fleet of light piston, turboprop, corporate, and jet transport aircraft, including light and medium helicopters. 

Quality: Here are some of the reasons choose to learn and train at BCIT: 98% of BCIT degree graduates are employed; get an applied education from industry leaders and instructors who are experts in their fields; small class sizes mean students get more one-on-one attention from their instructors and better opportunities to network with the students in their program; part-time studies gives students the option to upgrade their skills or retrain for an entirely new career on evenings or weekends; some BCIT programs allow students to build their education in stages—shortening their overall classroom time and getting students into their career more quickly; curriculum is developed through close consultation with industry, ensuring students are ready to hit-the-ground-running the day they graduate; BCIT has some of the best training facilities around—including a 300,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Aerospace Technology Campus; a broadcast & media studio; and a forensics lab; the Downtown Campus features the TEC Hub, an innovative and collaborative IT learning space in the heart of the Vancouver downtown tech corridor; choose from over 300 programs and join a cohort of over 190,000 BCIT alumni working across BC and around the world

Location: Living and studying abroad can be the experience of a lifetime. And there’s no better place than Vancouver. Located on Canada’s exciting west coast in the province of British Columbia, Vancouver has been voted the world’s most liveable city for many years, most recently in 2010. ‘Where the mountains meet the sea’, Vancouver is surrounded by tall mountains and the sparkling Pacific Ocean. Life in the city is an ideal balance between the cosmopolitan attractions of a modern city and a stunning natural environment. With one of the mildest climates in Canada, it is the country's warmest city during winter. This Olympic city has a reputation for being safe, friendly, breathtakingly beautiful and rich in culture. Vancouver offers some of the world’s finest recreational opportunities and cultural events. It is possible to enjoy golf and world-class skiing all in one day. Over 1/3 of its residents speaking a language other than English. The city's culturally diverse population offers amazing shops, restaurants, theatres and clubs.


Courses Duration 1st Year Tuition Fees
College Certificate - Aircraft Gas Turbine Technician 1 Year CAD 21,128
College Diploma - Airport Operations 2 Year CAD 11,894
College Diploma - Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Category 'M' (Maintenance) 2 Year CAD 17,141
College Diploma - Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Category ‘E’ (Electronics) 2 Year CAD 19,460

Admission Requirements


Passport [Front & Back Pages]

Birth Certificate 

School Leaving Certificate 

10th & 12th/Equivalent Educational Marksheets with transcripts. if any  

English Proficiency Test Result 

Passport Size Photograph 

Intake Season & Deadlines

Fall Intake - September - Universities offers all the Courses to International students.

Winter Intake - January - Many Courses for students who missed fall intake.

Summer - April - Not all Universities offer courses in Spring Intake.

Courses Exams
Certificate Course

Min TOEFL iBT: 82

Min IELTS overall: 6

Min Duolingo English Test Score: 105

Min PTE overall: 52

Diploma Course

Min TOEFL iBT: 82

Min IELTS overall: 6

Min Duolingo English Test Score: 105

Min PTE overall: 52

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University City Richmond, British Columbia
Size of city Largest
Population of City 1,117,000
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