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Heavy Mechanical Trades

The Vancouver School Board partners with  Vancouver Community College to offer the ITA Youth TRAIN in Trades Heavy Mechanical Trades program. 

Program Details

This program is taught at Vancouver Community College (Annacis Island) and runs for 36 weeks. Classes are held Monday to Thursday from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm. There are three start dates: September, November and July.

The Vancouver School Board will cover the cost of tuition. However, students will be responsible for purchasing their own books, materials and U-Pass.

 Course Contents

Students will learn how to access vehicle damages and make repairs; restore damaged metal frames; and remove and replace damaged sections. Please see VCC program details for further information.


  •  Application  Deadline to apply: Three months prior to intake.

Contact for further details

Allison Newton

Learn More

Discover more about this trade on the ITA Find My Trade Heavy Duty Equipment Technician overview.

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