Bachelor of Education in Trades and Technology

The Bachelor of Education in Trades Technology is a two-phase program that prepares students to be certified by the BC Ministry of Education, Teacher Certification Branch (TCB) to teach in BC secondary school settings.

Completion of Phase I of the BETT program will enable you to apply for a Trades Certificate teaching credential which qualifies you to teach Technology Education courses in BC high schools.

Phase I is completed in person at our Kamloops campus and is a full-time program 14 month program that starts in May of each year.

The optional Phase II combines your Phase I studies, Prior Learning and Recognition credits, and further academic studies in a variety of courses to provide the required 150 credits for a full Bachelor of Education in Trades and Technology and the opportunity to apply for a Professional Certificate teaching credential, qualifying you to teach both Technology Education and Academic courses in the BC school curriculum.

Phase II is self-paced and is designed for working Phase I graduates to obtain their full Bachelor of Education degree. This phase can be completed either by continuing to study in-person or to take online courses until the required 150 credits have been accumulated.

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