What Apprenticeship Programs does VIU offer?
Currently VIU offers apprenticeship training in:
- Automotive Glass Technician (See Auto link above for course info)
- Professional Cook
- Heavy Mechanical Trades
- Motorcycle and Marine Technician
Inter-Provincial Study Information
An apprenticeship is a training process in British Columbia in which an individual works towards achieving journey person qualifications. The structure of the apprenticeship system requires you to attend prescribed in-school technical training classes, as well as, completing a set number of hours in a work-based training component.
What are the steps to becoming an apprentice?
Any questions regarding Apprenticeship in British Columbia can be directed to the Industry Training Authority (ITA) at 1-866-660-6011. All application and registration forms can be found on their web site at ITA BC.
Apprenticeship training classes at Vancouver Island University fill on a first come first registered basis, with waiting lists established in many trades and levels. Program schedules are available on the web at Trades Training BC
Contact Apprenticeship at 250-740-6227 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Vancouver Island University's Application for Admission: Apply to VIU
If you are completing a paper application, please mail it; attention Apprenticeship - Bldg 180.
Access your VIU student record:
To access your Vancouver Island University Student Record, you will need your 9 digit student number and PIN (date of birth if you have not accessed your student record online before). Access your student record.