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Training schedule provided by the BC Trades Training Consortium
This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority for:
Source: 'Inboard/Outboard Mechanic' profile on BC ITA.
Inboard/Outboard Mechanics install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain engines, drivetrains and accessories used in the pleasure craft marine industry. Individuals in this position are involved in all aspects of repairs to gas outboard motors, gas and light diesel inboard motors, and stern drive units.
The format of the program combines in-school and work-based training. The four levels of training are normally completed over four years.
The in-school training part involves 16 weeks or about four weeks per level. 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, part-time) and/or a level challenge exam.
The work-based training totals 6720 hours. Based on a 40-hour work week this involves 168 weeks of training.
The four levels of training cover:
If you have 10800 (documented) hours of directly related work experience for this position you may challenge the BC Certificate of Qualification written exam. In doing so you believe that your work experience and self-directed study have prepared you to pass the exam.
If you have completed the Inboard/Outboard Mechanic Foundation program you will be able to receive credit for 400 hours of work based training and level one of Technical Training towards the Inboard/Outboard Mechanic apprenticeship program.
If you have any questions about this program please contact ITA Customer Service at 1.866.660.6011.
Apprenticeship training in this program can lead to a career in:
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