Trades & Technology Apprenticeship
Parts Technician - Overview
As a parts technician you manage, give out and sell parts. This could be for a variety of businesses including
- heavy and industrial equipment
- agricultural equipment
- recreational vehicle
- outdoor power equipment
You may be responsible for handling stock, identifying and cataloguing parts as well as ordering, receiving, inspecting, sorting and pricing.
Your apprenticeship is 3 years. Each year has a minimum of 1,500 hours of on-the-job training. You also have 3 technical training periods. At Lakeland, those courses are offered online.
Parts technicians typically work indoors, although the setting is more warehouse than office. Be comfortable working with a calculator and computers.