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Heavy Mechanical Foundation


The Heavy Mechanical Foundation program is a 36 week program that combines in school and work based training designed to meet the competency standards and profile defined by the Industry Training Authority, The program prepares students for entry level positions as apprentices in four trades:

Program Outline 

ITA has approved a new apprenticeship training model for the Heavy Mechanical Trades. The full-time, 36-week program is competency-based covering all theory and practical components for a complement of valuable technical skills.

For more information, visit the ITA.

Career Opportunities 

Graduates of the Heavy Mechanical Foundation program typically find employment with service garages or industrial firms as apprentices engaged in the maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and associated equipment.

Admission Requirements 
  • Grade 12 OR Mature Student 
  • English 10 or Equivalent 
  • Apprenticeship Workplace Math 10 or Higher 
  • Successful completion of a CAT Assessment Test, OR
  • Permission of Instructor.
Dates and Locations 
Date  Location 
September 11, 2017-June 9, 2018 Terrace
Program Fees 
FEES Full-Time Domestic (36 Weeks) Full-Time International (36 Weeks)
Tuition:  $2,517.84 $10,700.82
Student Union Fees:    $122.58 $122.58
Mandatory Fees:  $724.32 $744.32
Health Insurance:  N/A $230.00
Tuition Total:  $3.364.74 $11,827.72
Additional Costs:     
Took Kit:  $1701.97 $1701.97
Total Program Cost:
Tuition plus Additional Costs 
$5066.71 $13,529.69

Fees are effective as of August 2, 2017
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