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Applications are submitted externally through the BCIT website.
Training schedule details provided by the BC Trades Training Consortium (TTC).
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This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) for:
ITA Source: 'Marine Mechanical Technician' profile.
Marine Mechanical Technicians install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain engines, drive trains and other mechanical, electrical and fluid systems used in the recreational marine industry. This work involves all aspects of repairs to diesel engines, gas engines, outboard engines, conventional inboard drive trains and stern drives.
The format of the program combines theory and on-the-job training, including 'corporate' manufacturers training, designed to meet the competency standards defined by the industry and approved by the Industry Training Authority (ITA).
The Technical training involves two levels each with 300 hours (or 10 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, part-time) and/or a level challenge exam.
The length of the Work-Based Training is typically 4500 hours (3000 general hours and minimum 1500 endorsement specific hours in either outboard, gasoline, or diesel). The length of training may vary depending on the individual, the selected endorsements and completion of the defined competencies.
Areas of training cover:
If you wish to challenge the requirements for this position you must have:
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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