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Tuition fees are applicable to the year in which the apprentice course occurs and are subject to yearly increases.
|Apprenticeship||Approx. cost per level*|
|Automotive Service Technician (Levels 1, 3)||$750|
|Automotive Service Technician (Levels 2, 4)||$650|
|Carpenter (Levels 1, 2, 3, 4)||$650|
|Electrician (Levels 1, 2, 3, 4)||$1,050|
|Domestic/Commercial Gas Fitter (Level 1)||$650|
|Domestic/Commercial Gas Fitter (Level 2, exam fee)||$700|
|Joiner (Level 1)||$650|
|Metal Fabricator (Levels 1, 2, 3, 4)||$550|
|Plumber (Levels 1, 2, 3)||$650|
|Plumber (Level 4)||$850|
|Professional Cook (Levels 1, 2, 3)||$650|
|Sheet Metal Worker (Levels 1, 2, 3, 4)||$650|
|Sprinkler Fitter (Levels 1, 2, 3, 4)||$650|
|Steam/Pipe Fitter (Levels 1, 2, 3)||$650|
|Steam/Pipe Fitter (Level 4)||$850|
|Welder (Levels 1, 2, 3)||$850|
Students who withdraw at least 60 days prior to start date will receive a full tuition refund. Students who withdraw 30-59 days prior to start date will receive tuition refund minus $175.00. Students who withdraw within 29 days of program start or after program start will not receive a refund of tuition.
Are you wondering what options are available to fund your Apprentice Training? You may be eligible for a grant or a loan through a variety of options provided to Apprenticeship Training students.
Are you a former youth in care?
The Provincial Tuition Waiver program aims to make post-secondary education more accessible for former youth in care by providing financial support for tuition and mandatory student fees. Learn more about eligibility and how to apply.
Archie Johnstone Plumbing & Heating Ltd will provide $650 to each of 3 apprentices in Sheet Metal and 4 apprentices in Plumbing & Pipe Trades who have demonstrated financial need.
An initiative of the federal government to assist students in completing their apprenticeship in a designated Red Seal trade.
Are you eligible for a grant? To find out if you are eligible for the Apprentice Incentive Grant or Apprentice Completion Grant go to ITA BC.
Seven bursaries are available to apprentices in Sheet Metal, and Plumbing & Pipe Trades who have demonstrated financial need.
Available to eligible registered Red Seal apprentices to help with the cost of their training.
Apprentices can receive up to $4,000 in grants to pay tuition, travel, tools, or other expenses.
Average Apprenticeship Salaries
Depending on the trade, you can earn between $35,000 and $65,000 per year.