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Comox Valley School District

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Trades Train - Automotive Service Technician

Provider:​ Delivered at North Island College​​​​​​auto picture.jpgVCC.jpeg
Location: Campbell River
Program start date:September
Times: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 3:30pm​
30 weeks
Cost to student: approximately $650
Prerequisite(s): C in English 10C in one of Principles of Math 10, Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 10, Foundations of Math & Pre-Calculus 10
Preferred: Automotive, Electronics, Metal classes at a highschool
Grad Credits: 32, plus 450-hour time credit from the ITA toward the time required to complete your apprenticeship.
* No break over high school Spring Break*


You will train in a shop similar to that found in a normal work environment in order to develop the necessary skills to succeed. Special emphasis is placed on brake system servicing; steering, suspension service and wheel alignment; scheduled vehicle service; vehicle electrical and electronic systems; safety; and troubleshooting techniques.

With successful completion of this program, graduates are eligible to write the Certificate of Qualification exam for Automotive Service Technician 1.  

Upon entering into an apprenticeship, graduates will receive a 450 hour time credit from the ITA toward the time required to complete their apprenticeship.

​District Applications/Form/Links

Trades Train district application.pdf
NIC auto video
Student learning Plan Dual Credit 2017-18.pdf
Youth-Train-Application-Form (1).pdf
registration through NIDES 2017-18.pdf

NIC Train in Trades Application​
NIC Auto Service Technician program​