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Parts & Warehousing Level 1: Apprenticeship

  • Training Level
  • Tuition Estimate
    $450 Total
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    Contact Coast Mountain's Trades Department directly
  • Credential Granted
    • Apprenticeship
    • Partsperspon (Parts and Warehousing Person 1)- Certificate of Qualification; Certificate of Apprenticeship
  • Coordinator Contact
    Contact institution.

Application Deadline Advice

Application Fee: No Charge

Training Schedule

Training schedule details provided by the BC Trades Training Consortium (TTC).

Contact CMTN for the next opening.

Related Foundation Programs

Not ready for an apprenticeship program? This Foundation (Pre-apprenticeship) program may be of interest:

Partsperson Apprenticeships

The apprenticeship pathway follows these steps: Partsperson 1, 2 and 3. Upon completing each level and the required work-based training hours, apprentices will be eligible to write the Certificate of Qualification exam. Upon completion of level 3, students will be eligible to write both the level 3 exam and Red Seal Parts exam.

Verify details of Parts and Warehousing Person 1 by reviewing the ITA Accredited program profiles. For updated information regarding the other levels in this progressive trade, please refer to the following ITA program pages:

Apprenticeship Training

This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) for:

Parts and Warehousing Person 1

For updated details regarding Parts and Warehousing Person 1, please review the ITA Accredited program profiles.

ITA Registration

Individuals who wish to begin an apprenticeship in this program must register with the ITA along with their sponsors. Application forms for all programs are available from the ITA website. Online registration is also available for most programs though the ITA website.


A "Parts and Warehousing Person 1" performs warehousing functions which include basic materials handling of all warehouse items such as automotive and industrial engines and equipment parts. This entry level position includes an introduction to warehouse operations, safety skills, equipment, and technology.

The program combines technical and work-based training.

The technical training is 90 hours (three weeks). This block of training is normally delivered through an ITA approved training institution. Sometimes it may also be met through approved training models (distance education, online, part-time) and/or a level challenge exam.

The work-based training totals 1680 hours. Based on a 30-hour work week this involves 56 weeks of training.

The Harmonized program will be implemented after September 1, 2022. See ITA website for details.

Training Content
  • Overview of Warehouse Operations
  • Communications and Comprehensive Skills
  • Warehouse Safety Skills
  • Basic Materials Handling Operations and Procedures
  • Materials Handling and Packaging Equipment
  • Information Technology in Warehousing


(Please refer to the BC Curriculum Comparison Chart for course equivalents)

Grade 10 or equivalent, including:
  • English 10
  • Math 10
  • Science 10


  • Grade 12 or equivalent
Cross-Program Credits

Individuals who hold the credentials listed below are entitled to receive partial credit toward the completion requirements of this program.

Credits Granted

Parts and Warehousing Person 1 Foundation program

  • Technical Training: Level 1
  • Work-Based Training: 300 hours
Related Occupations

Apprenticeship training in this program can lead to a career in:

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