Automotive Service Technician


About the Program

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

Develop Professional Industry Skills

  • Analyze, diagnose, repair and maintain automobiles from basic through advanced automotive systems
  • Operate professional diagnostic and repair equipment
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the sophisticated technology in today’s vehicles



  • Be registered in the Langley School District
  • Be 18 or younger on June 30 of application year
  • Have not graduated from high school before starting the program
  • Have intention to graduate



  • Have completed before the start of the program:
    • Grade 10

      Click image above to view Auto Program Guide.

    • English 11
    • Any Math 11
    • Auto 11 or equivalent
  • Strongly recommended:
    • Physics 11
  • Recommended:
    • Experience in a garage/auto shop

Keys to Success

  • Regular attendance and a solid commitment to the program
  • Demonstrate maturity and job readiness to work in the industry
  • Ability to cooperate and communicate effectively with team members
  • Good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity


Learn More

  • Check out the Automotive Service Technician Program Guide for more information about this program
  • Still have questions or want to apply? Contact your school’s Career Advisor or use our Contact Form
  • 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