Automotive Service Technician



  • The Langley School District offers the ITA Youth TRAIN in Trades Automotive Service Technician program at Aldergrove Community Secondary School. This program, in partnership with Kwantlen Polytechnic University, offers SD35 students the opportunity to participate in Industry Training Authority (ITA) recognized Level 1 Technical Training. Students earn high school course credits, as well as post-secondary credits, while training to gain the required skills and knowledge to become an apprentice upon program completion.



  • Learn skills and knowledge to start working in the automotive service industry
  • ITA Level 1 Auto Service Technician training
  • Credit for five high school courses (20 credits)
  • Earn Kwantlen Polytechnic University credits
  • Gain practical work experience in the field
  • Industry Training Authority (ITA) Registration
  • Pay no tuition (for eligible high school students)


  • Have intention to graduate
  • Have a genuine interest in automotive service industry
  • Are commited to learning the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to do well in the field
  • Meet prerequisites before starting the program:
    • Grade 11-12 with English 11, any Math 11 and Automotive 11 or equivalent


  • February to July
  • 1 semester and July work experience



Learn More

  • Career Trek video – Learn about the work of an Automotive Service Technician from northern B.C. and discover how they solve problems with vehicles

  • SD35 Automotive Service Technician Program Tour video – See the classroom and equipment and meet the program’s instructor