Automotive Service Technician

Students earn high school course credits, as well as post-secondary credits, while training to gain the required skills and knowledge to become a Level 1 apprentice upon program completion.





  • 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 Langley students the opportunity to participate in Level 1 certified Industry Training Authority (ITA) training.



  • Learn skills and knowledge to start working in the automotive service industry
  • Level 1 Auto Service Technician trade skills
  • Credit for 5 high school courses (20 credits)
  • Training in Auto Service leading to Level 1 apprenticeship exam
  • Some practical work experience in the field
  • Kwantlen University credits
  • Industry Training Authority (ITA) Registration
  • Pay no tuition (for eligible high school students and recent high school graduates)


  • Automotive 11 or equivalent
  • Intention to graduate
  • Genuine interest in automotive service industry
  • Commitment to learning the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to do well in the field
  • Prerequisite before starting the program: Grade 10 completion plus English 11 and any Math 11


  • February to July (Q3 and Q4)
  • 1 semester/2 quarter and July work experience



  • Before you apply

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

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

    • Ready to apply? Contact your school’s Career Advisor for an application form