British Columbia Institute of Technology

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British Columbia Institute of Technology

Faculty:School of Energy
Degree:Certificate; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Heating, AC, Ventilation and Refrig. Maint. Tech./Technician
Length:990 Hour(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $916
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic TradesOil and Solid Fuel Heating Mechanics


The apprenticeship process requires time spent on the job supplemented by in-school training. A Refrigeration Mechanic apprentice must complete a five-year program, including 6,210 workplace hours and 4 years of in-school technical training consisting of 990 in-school hours. After completion of training and passing the Grade B Gasfitter?s exam, a B.C. Certificate of Apprenticeship, B.C. Certificate of Qualification, and the Interprovincial Standard Endorsement, also known as Red Seal, will be awarded.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants must be registered apprentices.

    * 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 February 17, 2023