Auto Service Technician

The 1-year Youth Train in Trades Auto Service Technician Program provides students with a unique opportunity to earn graduation credits, post-secondary credits and industry certification.

    WHAT DOES AN AUTO SERVICE TECHNICIAN DO?

    • repairs, adjusts and replaces mechanical or electrical parts on cars and light trucks

    WHAT DO I NEED TO START?

    • must be in grade 11 or 12*
    • Graduated students ARE elligible to apply, provided they will not turn 20 prior to the completion of the course (June) following the year
    • good employability skills
    • strong interest in entering industry
    • mechanical aptitude is an asset

    WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

    • 20 graduation credits
    • up to 120 hours of work experience
    • post-secondary apprenticeship training without the tuition fee
    • Apprenticeship Technical Training certification Level 1 of Qualification
    • easy transition to Apprenticeship Technical Training Level 2
    • connections with industry employers
    • Industry Training Authority Individual ID number

    WHEN AND WHERE IS THE PROGRAM OFFERED?

    • Cariboo Hill Secondary School on Day 1’s
    • attend current school to complete other courses on Day 2’s

    Please note that for the 2021-2022 School year, all Burnaby Schools will be running on a semestered system. This change will impact the schedules of our programs. See below for the current schedule:

    • Cariboo Hill Semester 1, Full Time in partnership with Vancouver Community College
    • Work Experience and/or Youth Work in Trades Semester 1 and 2

    HOW DO I REGISTER?

    • submit an application package
    • participate in a program interview

     

     

    For more information,
    Contact your School Career Advisor
    or email CareerEducation@burnabyschools.ca