Cornerstone & BCIT Partnership

Our pathways provide the fastest route to obtaining your PGWP, and meeting the qualifications for your immigration, education, and career in Vancouver.

Cornerstone has entered into a strategic partnership with British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). This partnership has paved the way for students to advance their education and enhance their career prospects.

Key Benefits of the Cornerstone & BCIT Partnership:

  • 🌟 Meeting Entrance Requirements into Advanced Programs: Our pathways help students meet the criteria needed to enter advanced educational programs, eliminating the need to start over.

  • 💼 Eligible to apply for Post Graduation work permit: Upon completing their Cornerstone Co-op courses of 1 year in Digital Marketing, Hospitality Management, or International Business Management, followed by an additional eight months at BCIT, our clients can gain valuable Canadian work experience, enhancing their career prospects.

  • 🎓 Diverse Qualifications: Our clients will attain credentials from two reputable institutions, making them more attractive candidates in the job market.

Program Overview

(6 months Academic Education +
6-month Co-op eligible for full-time work)
(8 months full time)
(1 year full time) – Optional
Digital Marketing Specialist,
Hospitality Management*, or
International Business Management
Advanced Diploma in
Business Administration
Bachelor of Business
Administration Degree
*The 12+12 option is also eligible. ** Applicants must meet all BCIT entrance requirements

Year 1: CICCC program

During your year at CICCC, you’ll have the opportunity to focus on your specific area of interest within the tech or management field, laying the foundation for your future career path. Your class schedule is fixed, allowing you to work part-time during the academic term. Then, during the following six months (Paid Co-op), you’ll have the chance to gain valuable work experience and work full-time. This is an excellent opportunity to build connections and continually enhance your knowledge.

Year 2: BCIT

Once you complete your first year at Cornerstone College, you can enrich your business skills through BCIT’s 8-month Advanced Diploma in Business Administration. Upon successful completion of a program at BCIT, you will become eligible for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) of up to 1.5 years*.

Year 3: BCIT

Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (Optional)

Following the successful completion of BCIT’s Business Administration Advanced Diploma, you can choose to continue your education by joining BCIT’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program. This degree program emphasizes critical and strategic thinking, helping you prepare for various career opportunities and faster progress. It builds upon the skills you’ve developed in your BCIT and CICCC diploma programs. Upon successful completion of this year, you will be eligible for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) of up to 3 years*.

*Subject to Canadian immigration regulations

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