British Columbia

The Industry Training Authority leads and coordinates British Columbia’s skilled trades system. It works with employers, employees, industry, labour, training providers and government to issue credentials, manage apprenticeships, set program standards, and increase opportunities in the trades.


Trades in British Columbia

Agricultural Equipment Technician
Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Aircraft Structural Technician
Appliance Service Technician
Arborist Technician
Architectural Sheet Metal Worker
Asphalt Paving / Laydown Technician
Automotive Glass Technician
Automotive Painter
Automotive Refinishing Prep Technician
Automotive Service Technician
Boom Truck Operator – Folding Boom Unlimited tonnage
Boom Truck Operator – Stiff Boom Unlimited tonnage
Bricklayer (Mason)
Broadband Network Technician
Cabinet Maker
Climbing Arborist
Concrete Finisher
Construction Craft Worker (Labourer)
Dairy Production Technician 1
Dairy Production Technician 2
Diesel Engine Mechanic
Domestic / Commercial Gasfitter (Class B)
Drywall Finisher
Electric Motor Systems Technician
Electrician, Construction
Electrician, Industrial
Embalmer and Funeral Director
Field Arborist
Floor Covering Installer
Funeral Director
Gasfitter (Class A)
Geoexchange Driller
Geotechnical / Environmental Driller
Geothermal Technician
Hardwood Floorlayer
Heating Technician
Heavy Duty Equipment Technician
Heavy Equipment Operator
Horticulture Technician Foundation
Horticulturist, Landscape
Horticulturist, Production
Inboard / Outboard Mechanic
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)
Instrumentation and Control Technician
Insulator (Heat and Frost)
Ironworker – Reinforcing
Ironworker Generalist
Lather (Interior Systems Mechanic)
Logistics and Distribution Person 2
Logistics and Distribution Person 3
Marine Foundation
Marine Mechanical Technician
Marine Service Technician
Metal Fabricator (Fitter)
Mobile Crane Operator Hydraulic 80 tonnes and under
Mobile Crane Operator Hydraulic unlimited tonnage
Mobile Crane Operator Lattice Boom Friction Crane
Mobile Crane Operator Lattice Boom Hydraulic Crane
Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal & Paint)
Motorcycle and Power Equipment Technician
Oil Heat System Technician
Painter and Decorator
Parts and Warehousing Person 1
Partsperson 2
Partsperson 3
Petroleum Equipment Installer
Petroleum Equipment Service Technician
Piledriver and Bridgeworker
Planermill Maintenance Technician 1
Planermill Maintenance Technician 2
Power Line Technician
Professional Cook 1
Professional Cook 2
Railway Car Technician
Recreation Vehicle Service Technician
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
Residential Building Maintenance Worker
Residential Framing Technician
Residential Steep Roofer
Rig Technician
Road Builder and Heavy Construction Foundation
Saw Filer
Security Systems Technician
Sheet Metal Worker
Shipyard Labourer
Sprinkler System Installer
Steamfitter / Pipefitter
Tidal Angling Guide
Tool and Die Maker
Tower Crane Operator
Transport Trailer Technician
Truck and Transport Mechanic
Utility Arborist
Water Well Driller
Welder Endorsement – Multi-Process Alloy Welding (MPAW)
Well Pump Installer