Level 1, 2, 3 and 4 Industry Training Authority (ITA) approved apprenticeship training
All NIC, training programs follow the criteria set by the Industry Training Authority of BC (ITA) to ensure your trade qualifications meet current industry standards. NIC works closely with industry to ensure your apprenticeship training is of the highest quality.
Note: The ITA has implemented changes to the heavy duty mechanic trade. For the next few years, NIC will be offering both a new stream and an old stream of technical training levels. To ensure you are enrolling in the appropriate stream, see the schedule tab. Please visit the ITA website for more detailed trade information:
For more information on apprenticeships visit the ITA website.
NIC is pleased to make tools available to students in exchange for a $200 refundable tool deposit, which is not included in your tuition. It will be returned at the end of the term if all tools and tags are returned in an acceptable condition. Tools will not be distributed without proof of payment from the Registration Office.
You are required to obtain the following basic supplies and tools:
All supplies are available for purchase at the NIC Bookstore.
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HVA-200 - Heavy Duty Apprenticeship Level 2
HVA-300 - Heavy Duty Apprenticeship Level 3
HVA-400 - Heavy Duty Apprenticeship Level 4
Costs indicated are estimates for a 100% course load per year, unless otherwise noted. Additional fees may also include necessary equipment, supplies, NIC appointed uniforms, or field trips not included in these estimates.
While we do our best to share accurate and timely fee information, changes may occur. For more information, visit tuition page.
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