Transportation Trade Sampler

Instructor:​ Jordan Sanchez - Red Seal Automotive Technician and Technology Education teacher
​Location: ​G.P. Vanier Secondary School - Automotive Shop
​Program start date:

​Semester 2, full time Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 3:30 pm

One Work Experience Day - Tuesday

Course Credits:

24 graduation credits

Trades Sampler 12A (​​TSITA 12A)

Trades Sampler 12B (​​TSITA 12B)

Trades Sampler 12C (​​TSITA 12C)
A & W Math 11 (AWM 11)


*Workforce Training Certificate (WTC 12)

*Work Experience 12A (WEX 12A)

​Field Trips:

Industry field trips to automotive, auto collision motorcycle and heavy duty shops.  There is a potential to also go see BCIT aerospace campus and Seaspan's shipyard, both in the lower mainland

*NIC trade program sessions. Students may spend several days in the different NIC trades facilities working with NIC instructors.

​Application:​ Interested students should fill out a District Train in Trades application and note TTS for the program.
​Co-op portion: After the initial part of the program is complete and a few tours of industry taken, students will be set up on Work Experience 12A placements to make industry connection. 

* This program follows the school district calendar

Course description:

CarThe Transportation Trade Sampler is a cohort group immersion into the many careers related to the auto and transportation Industry.  Students will explore interested career areas around the following trades: Auto Mechanics, Heavy Duty Mechanics, Marine mechanic
s, Aircraft mechanics. The course is mainly “hands on” by building skills, knowledge and the right attitude that employers are looking for. There will be a focus on ITA essential skills, field trips to businesses that employ trades people, project building in the shop. Math will be interspersed with day to day learning. Electronics will be covered with relationship to the new trend to electric vehicles. This course is open to all grade 11 and 12 students in the Comox valley.
Applying: See your Work Experience office to be put on the list and to receive a district application.
Space is limited to 16 students.


Vehicle Body Repair