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CAD 22431

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CAD 154

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9 months


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Program Overview

Gas Turbine (Jet) Engine Technicians are responsible for inspecting and repairing engines in accordance with exact aviation standards and regulation. It is a challenging occupation requiring a high degree of responsibility and skill, which includes:

  • Repairing and overhauling gas turbine engines
  • Rebuilding gas turbine engines
  • Balancing gas turbine engine components and assemblies
  • Testing and troubleshooting gas turbine engines
  • Inspecting gas turbine engine components and assemblies.
  • Qualified technicians have many opportunities for advanced training and continued career satisfaction.

This program was developed by BCIT, the Canadian Council for Aviation and Aerospace (CCAA) and the gas turbine engine overhaul industry. It was designed to meet industry's need for basic training and technician certification. Successful completion of this program, plus work experience recorded and certified in a personal logbook, may qualify the candidates for national certification from CCAA.

This Aircraft Gas Turbine Technician program consists of 38 weeks of full-time studies. Approximately 40 per cent of the day is spent on theory discussions in a classroom setting, followed by hands-on practical training in the shops and hangar located at BCIT's state of the art Aerospace Technology Campus. Access to a wide variety of gas turbine engines, extensive use of specialized engine tooling and highly qualified instructors are provided to you in order to help you succeed at becoming a proficient technician capable of inspecting and repairing today's sophisticated, modern gas turbine engines.

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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 30 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Mar 2024, Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0  Minimum Listening - 6.0  Minimum Reading - 6.0  Minimum Writing - 6.0  Minimum Speaking - 6.0  
    • Minimum Overall Score - 82 - With no score less than - 19
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 52 - With no score less than - 50
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • English Studies 12 (50%) or
    • 3.0 credits of post-secondary English, humanities or social sciences (50%) from a recognized institution
    • Math: one of the following
      • Pre-Calculus 11 (60%) or
      • Foundations of Math 11 (60%) or
      • Workplace Math 11 (60%) 

6 IELTS Score
82 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
52 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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CAD 154

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12000 Per year

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