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Parts and Warehousing: Apprenticeship

  • Training Level
  • Tuition Estimate
    $129 per week
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    Contact: Cloverdale Campus Bookstore 604.598.6020
  • Credential Granted
    • Apprenticeship
    • ITA Credential
  • Coordinator Contact 604.598.6102

Application Deadline Advice

This is a limited intake program. Limited intake programs are not offered every semester. Please check the academic calendar to verify when this program is being offered.

The application periods are:


Applications Open

Applications Close

Fall (Sept)

October 1

March 1*

Spring (Jan)

February 1

August 1*

Summer (May)

June 1

December 1*

*Note: Select programs may extend the application deadline, space permitting.

Training Schedule

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

View upcoming training dates on TTC.

Level: 01
Level: 02
Level: 03

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

Parts and Warehousing Person 1

ITA Source: 'Parts and Warehousing Person 1' profile.


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 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, part-time) and/or a level challenge exam.

The work-based training totals 300 hours. Based on a 30-hour work week this involves 10 weeks of training.

Training Content

Training modules are:

  • 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



  • Grade 10 or equivalent
  • English 10
  • Math 10
  • Science 10


  • Grade 12 or equivalent

Related Occupations

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

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