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Parts Technician (-Parts Technician OR -Materials Technician)
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Non-Credential
Length 1 Year or Less
Parts Technician - 3 Year Apprenticeship (includes two 6 week technical training in the first and third years and one 8 week technical training in the second year)
Materials Technician - 3 Year Apprenticeship (includes three 6-week technical training sessions)
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
Have at least English 10-2 and Math 10-3, or equivalent, or pass the entrance exam (see Entrance Level Competencies, Exam Counselling Sheet, Entrance Exam Study Guide, and Entrance Exam Support Materials List). Some employers require their parts technicians to have working experience with the type of product sold (e.g., automotive or farm implement parts) so they can answer customer questions about product use. Find a suitable employer who is willing to hire and train an apprentice. To learn more about apprenticeship in Alberta contact the Career Information Hotline for the apprenticeship office nearest you.
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Updated February 01, 2012. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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