Automotive Service Technician

Provider:​ ​Delivered at North Island College​
Location: ​Campbell River
Program start date:
(30 weeks)
Times: ​​Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm​
29 weeks
Cost to student: approximately $1075
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 high school
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*


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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 & NIC Applications, Form and Links

NIC Auto Service Technician program​

NIC auto video

District Application - Train In Trades 2019
Student Learning Plan - Train In Trades 2019
Sample NIC Train In Trades Application - see your careers department for actual one  

ITA Youth Train In Trades Application - needed once accepted to the Trades program
NIDES Registration - Only required if your program starts in Semester 2
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Careers Contacts

GP Vanier
Kelley Giorganni: 250-338-2110
Mark R Isfeld
Randy James: 250-334-4628
Tracey McKinney: 250-339-3617
Glacier View
Dawn Stevens: 250-338-2752