British Columbia Institute of Technology

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Program Information

School:British Columbia Institute of Technology
Faculty:School of Transportation
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Description:Forecasts from the key players in the aviation industry, including Airbus, Boeing, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), International Air Transport Association (IATA), and the BC Aviation Council, is continued growth in all sectors of the aviation industry – both domestically and internationally. In the next ten years, this exciting industry is expected to see a major increase in capacity along with opportunities for skilled entry level airport operations specialists worldwide.

Airport Operations students at the Aerospace Technology Campus receive broad training in foundational skills, aviation operations, aviation security, emergency preparedness and aviation business management. This focused training prepares the airport operations students to pursue careers in airspace management, wildlife control, runway operations, airport management, firefighting, emergency response, and security. But these are just a few of the many career options available. Please visit the Transport Canada page for more information on the careers available for airport operations specialists in Canada.
URL:Airport Operations at British Columbia Institute of Technology
Length:64 Week(s)
Careers:Air Pilots

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade11 Precalculus 
English: two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following: English Studies 12 (67%) or English First Peoples 12 (67%) or Other acceptable BC and Yukon courses or 3.0 credits of post-secondary English, humanities or social sciences (67%) from a recognized institution

Math: one of the following: Pre-Calculus 11 (50%) or Foundations of Math 11 (50%) or Workplace Math 11 (60%) or Other acceptable BC and Yukon courses

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 23, 2021