Motor Vehicle Trades Department

Motor vehicle trades students use digital instrumentation to diagnose an issue with the vehicle

Drive the direction of your career. Heavy Mechanical, Automotive Service Technician, and Recreation Vehicle Service Technician programs are all offered in state-of-the-art shops at Okanagan College's Kelowna campus. 

Jacobsen family donation

“My dad always wanted to give back to the community that supported him,” says Rhonda Jacobsen-Lebedoff of her father, Ron Jacobsen, who owned and operated Jacobsen Pontiac Buick for more than 40 years.

Powered by the sun

The Heavy Mechanical shop offers 5 large industry style shops with 1,858-square-metres of outdoor training space - covered by a canopy of photovoltaic solar panels that help power the Kelowna Trades Complex.

New diploma program

Automotive Service Technology Diploma program teaches apprenticeship training and industry-required skills in technical writing, business practices, office skills and project management. 


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