Approved Courses - Mechanic-in-Training
Safety Prerequisites Courses
Applicants for Mechanic-in-Training certification are required to complete approved safety courses or series of courses as prerequisites to qualify towards the 24 hours of safety education. Safety topics include:
- Controlling workplace hazards
- Complying with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulations and WorkSafeBC (WSBC) standards
- Using the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
- Using Personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Applying fire protection practices
- Using hand, power, and alignment tools
Approved Training Providers
- Garaventa (Canada) Ltd.
- IUEC Local 82
- Richmond Elevator Maintenance Ltd.
- Tall Crane Equipment
- Venture Elevator Inc.
- E.H.S. YSafety Consulting Inc.
Alternate training providers
- In-house training
- Post-secondary institutions (i.e., BCIT/British Columbia Institute of Technology)
- Private training providers (online, in-class)
- Contractor who works with private training provider to develop training
A Mechanic-in-Training (MIT) must enroll in an approved Elevating Mechanic Apprenticeship Training Program within one year of registering as a MIT with Technical Safety BC.
It can be a course or series of courses that satisfies all or part of the education requirements for the Apprenticeship Training Program. View list of approved Apprenticeship Training Programs here.