For more information on Harmonization, please visit the Industry Training Authority (ITA) website at https://www.itabc.ca/program/automotive-service-technician-ast-1-2-3-and-4.
Current Automotive Service Technicians (AST) apprentices will have the following options to complete their training:
Option 1: Complete the Current Program
Apprentices that began their training prior to September 1, 2017 are encouraged to complete each level of technical training in their current streams as follows:
- Level 4 by August 30, 2019
Option 2: Transition from the Current stream to the Harmonized stream
Current apprentices that need to transition to the new program will not need to complete GAP training in order to enter the new stream.
If you have any questions or would like to schedule your next level of technical training please see our Apprenticeship FAQs or contact the Trades and Apprenticeship Office.
Office location: T115, 1000 KLO Rd, Kelowna