Appliance Servicing: Certificate
This nine-month program is designed to meet the competency standard and profile defined by industry and provides students will learn to service household appliances through theory and practical application. The training prepares the graduate for employment in the appliance industry and in related careers that require electromechanical skills and knowledge. Additional information is available on our program website at: kwantlen.ca/trades/appliance_servicing.
Students who complete the Foundation are eligible for credit for first, second and third levels of apprenticeship technical training, as well as 825 work-based hours toward completion of the Appliance Service Technician apprenticeship program, 7200 hours of work-based training is required. Upon completion of the program students will be eligible to write the Inter-provincial examination.
Program Admission Requirements
In addition to Kwantlen's General university admission requirements including the vocational-level English Proficiency Requirement, the following program admission requirements apply.
- Adequate reading comprehension and math skills as assessed by Kwantlen
- Interview with instructor
Students with mental or physical impairments, who may require program or practicum accommodations, should contact the Program Coordinator at 604.598.6117 or 604.598.6140 to discuss required skills and competencies, and a Disability Advisor at 604.599.3233 to ensure appropriate accommodations can be arranged. Due to the nature of this program, students should have satisfactory physical health.
- Safety with respect to appliance servicing
- The tools of the trade
- The fundamentals of electricity
- Customer relations
- Diagnose motors used in appliances
- Basic electronics for appliances
- Electric clothes dryers
- Standard and self-cleaning ranges/wall ovens including electronic models
- Automatic clothes washers
- Automatic electric dishwashers
- Garbage disposers, garbage compactors, electric water heaters
- Microwave ovens
- Household refrigerators including electronic models
- Air conditioners
- BC Provincial "C" Gas Certificate
- 2 Week Work Practicum
|APPL 1110||Basic Electricity||5 credits|
|APPL 1115||Basic Electronics||1 credits|
|APPL 1125||Electric Dryers||3 credits|
|APPL 1130||Electric Ranges: Standard and Self-Cleaning||5 credits|
|APPL 1215||Automatic Electric Dishwashers||3 credits|
|APPL 1210||Automatic Washers||5 credits|
|APPL 1120||Ancillary Products||1 credits|
|APPL 1230||Microwave Ovens||1.5 credits|
|APPL 1220||Basic Refrigeration and Domestic Air Conditioning||5.5 credits|
|APPL 1235||B.C. Provincial "C" Gas Certificate||2.5 credits|
|APPL 1225||Work Experience Practicum||1.5 credits|
Students will require steel-toed safety shoes, a multimeter, and various other tools.
Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Certificate in Appliance Servicing.
In addition, Kwantlen will report your apprenticeship technical training completion information to the Industry Training Authority (ITA) in order for the ITA to determine credit towards your designated apprenticeship.