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Overview

Note: To be eligible for apprenticeship training you must be registered as an apprentice. Go to the BCIT Apprenticeship website for more information.

The Truck and Transport Mechanic (TTM) apprenticeship program (formerly Commercial Transport) requires time spent on the job and in-school training. A Truck and Transport Mechanic trainee must complete a four-year program including workplace and in-school hours of training as follows:

  • Technical Training: 4 levels, 840 hours
    Registration in the following levels of training at BCIT:
    • Level 1, 2, 3 Heavy Mechanical Trades (HMT)
    • Level 4 Truck and Transport Mechanic (TTM)

  • Work based training: 6,360 hours

After completion of training, a passing grade on the interprovincial exam will result in the ITA Certificate of Qualification (Truck and Transport Mechanic), Certificate of Apprenticeship and the Interprovincial Red Seal Endorsement.

The Program

Students work on mechanical and electronic components of vehicles. This includes most vehicle systems such as fuel, brake, steering and suspension systems, transmission, emission control and exhaust systems, engines, and electrical, cooling and air conditioning and refrigeration.

Please visit the Industry Training Authority (ITA) website for more detailed information.

Heavy Mechanical Trades Common Core

Heavy Mechanical Trades Apprenticeship (HMT) Levels 1, 2 and 3 are common core for the following programs:

Program Entry

Please visit the Heavy Mechanical Trades Apprenticeship (HMT) page for detailed information on entrance requirements, program costs, registration and more.

If you are registered with the Industry Training Authority, you can apply now to BCIT's Apprenticeship Studies program.

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Courses

Program matrix

Level 4 (4 weeks) Credits
  ATTM 4GAP Truck and Transport Mechanic Apprentice Level 4 Final Grade 8.0
 
Total Credits: 8.0

Transfer credit

Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.

Contact Us

BCIT Apprentice Services

For more information on this or other apprenticeship programs, tuition fees and when programs are offered, please contact BCIT Apprentice Services at:

Office Location: Building SW1, First Floor
Burnaby campus
Phone: 604-456-8100
1-800-667-0676 (BC)
Fax: 604-435-1197
On the web: bcit.ca/apprenticeship

BCIT Apprentice Services can assist apprentices with their registration, tuition fee payments, and other details.

Anyone interested in registering as an apprentice can contact the Industry Training Authority (ITA) at 778-328-8700 or 1-866-660-6011 (BC). BCIT's Apprentice Services can also assist individuals interested in entering apprentice training.

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