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Telecommunications Technician

Telecommunications Technician

Telecommunications Technicians install, maintain and repair telecommunications equipment. The Telecommunications Technician program at British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) emphasizes hands-on, practical training with equipment typically encountered in industry.

Skills in this industry are in high demand. If you like working with computers and data transfer equipment, if you enjoy the challenge of always learning something new, and if you want to be part of a growing industry, the Telecommunications Technician program can open the door to a variety of exciting careers.

Please choose from one of the highlighted schedules below:

  • No Apprenticeship Schedules Available
  • No Foundation Schedules Available
  • No Youth Schedules Available
  • Go To Vocational Schedules

Quick Facts

  • Requirements:

    Applicants must have first completed a provincially-approved Electronics Technician Common Core program --also available at BCIT-- which requires:


    Math 11, plus two years of education in English with one of the following:
    1) English 12;
    2) Communications 12;
    3) three credits of post-secondary English, Humanities or Social Sciences.


    The Industry Training Authority link on this page has been re-directed to the program page at BCIT.

  • Additional Information: