Attending a Course in Canada

Information for people attending a course at the BCD Tech Office in Sidney, British Columbia, Canada.

You will find information on this page about entry requirements to enter Canada from the US, accommodation options, directions and things to do.


BCD training courses can be scheduled anywhere in the world but most of the public courses take place in one of the most spectacular places on earth, Sidney British Columbia, home of the BCD technical office, located on Vancouver Island on the west coast of Canada. It's the right place to learn more about BCD products and forget the stress of your work.

The weather here in the Victoria area is the most temperate in Canada. Victoria gets the least amount of rain in the Pacific Northwest and almost never snows.

Things To Do

This beautiful Island welcomes you with a wealth of excursions, magnificent sceneries and year round golfing. Explore the world famous Butchart Gardens or take in the abundance of activities and must see spots on Vancouver Island. Visit Tofino and Long Beach or snap some National Geographic photos while sailing along the Gulf Islands. You won't regret a minute of your stay!

US Citizens Traveling to Canada for Training

US residents born in the US will need a passport OR a birth certificate and one other piece of photo identification such as a driver's license when entering Canada. For more detailed information please view these requirements for entering Canada and you may find other information on the Canada customs website.


Sidney Waterfront Inn & Suites offers ocean front accommodations with a variety of units and prices to suit most budgets. Please ask for ExcelSystems Software Preferred Corporate Rate!

You can also learn more about other Sidney hotels, Sidney tourism, and Victoria tourism.

Getting Here

Victoria International Airport is a ten-minute drive from Sidney B.C. You can also take a ferry from the British Columbia and Washington State mainland.


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Our training courses are a cost-effective way to get started with BCD tools, or to gain more in-depth knowledge about them.

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