Vancouver Island University

Motorcycle and Marine Technician

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Trades and Applied Technology
Degree:Certificate; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies, Other
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician
Description:This certificate program is suited to individuals with all levels of mechanical experience and prepares students for careers as inboard/outboard marine technicians or motorcycle/outdoor power equipment technicians. Upon successful completion, students receive a VIU Motorcycle & Marine Technician Certificate. Graduates also receive credit from the Industry Training Authority for Level 1 Apprentice Technical Training for Motorcycle and Power Equipment Technician, and Inboard/Outboard Mechanic.The program encompasses theory, practical knowledge, and techniques essential to maintain and repair modern inboard/outboard marine, motorcycle, and other power equipment. Hands-on training with customer products is emphasized. Students are required to spend approximately one month on introductory basic mechanical skills prior to servicing customers' products.

URL:Motorcycle and Marine Technician at Vancouver Island University
Length:9 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,685
Careers:Public Works Equipment Operators

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    - Grade 12, or equivalent*, or mature student status. - Mature students without Grade 12 will be required to complete an assessment test. - Minimum 17 years of age.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      - Good health and not allergic to solvents and lubricants. - An interview may be required.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on August 10, 2017

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