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BCIT. School of Transportation

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

BCIT. School of Transportation

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Description area

Dates of existence

2000-

History

Since 2000 the BCIT School of Transportation has been a North American leader in transportation training, producing the high-quality, job-ready graduates in demand by the aerospace, marine, motive, and rail sectors.

Strategically located directly at the Asia Pacific Gateway, the School of Transportation delivers accredited and globally recognized programs tailored to meet the human capital needs of the transportation industry.

The School of Transportation has its roots in BCIT's School of Trades Training Apprenticeship Programs; drawing from Apprenticeship Programs, Aviation Trades and Mechanical Trades.

Places

Aerospace Technology Campus (ATC), Richmond, BC
Annacis Island Campus (AIC), Delta, BC (re-branded the Motive Power Centre for Excellence, 2014-09)
Burnaby Campus, Burnaby, BC
Marine Campus, North Vancouver, BC

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

The BCIT School of Transportation offers degree, apprenticeship and diploma programs in the following areas: Trades access programs, Aerospace programs (Cadet Diploma programs and Nautical and Engineering programs), Motive power group programs (Auto Collision Repair & Refinishing, Automotive Diploma & Advanced Studies, Automotive Foundation Training and Apprenticeship, Automotive - General Motors Group, Heavy Mechanical Trades, Mobile Equipment / Forklift Operator, Motorcycle and Power Equipment, Rail), and Technology Management, Bachelor of Technology.

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General context

Relationships area

Related entity

British Columbia Institute of Technology (1964-)

Identifier of the related entity

Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

2000-

Description of relationship

BCIT. School of Transportation is a department within British Columbia Institute of Technology.

Related entity

BCIT. Marine Campus (1975-)

Identifier of the related entity

Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Dates of the relationship

1994

Description of relationship

In 1994 the Pacific Marine Training Institute was amalgamated with the British Columbia Institute of Technology to become BCIT's Pacific Marine Training Campus. The Pacific Marine Training campus is part of the BCIT School of Transportation.

Control area

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Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR (CPF)

Status

Final

Level of detail

Minimal

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2015-04-27

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Maintenance notes

C. McLellan, created 2015-04-27