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

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

Apprenticeship 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.

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