Parts Technician 2

A Parts Technician 2 is an organized and resourceful tradesperson who excels at maintaining a complex system for receiving and sorting parts and supplies. 

As a Parts Technician 2, you’ll enjoy using your systematic and dexterous skills to receive goods and sort incoming parts, supplies and materials.  

You’ll maintain shipping and receiving records, keeping account of the type, amount and location of a wide range of parts and supplies. You’ll have many industries to choose from, as you oversee the essential systems that keep our communities running. 

What You'll Learn

  • How to follow proper health and safety requirements 
  • How to communicate effectively 
  • How to identify parts  
  • How to catalogue parts 
  • How to use equipment and procedures to handle materials  

Key Job Skills

  • Communication 
  • Coordination 
  • Parts identification and cataloguing 
  • Health and safety procedures 
  • Materials handling techniques and equipment 

Technical Training

To get certified, you will need to sign up for technical training at an approved training provider in addition to on-the-job training. 

Visit Trades Training BC and EducationPlannerBC for a comprehensive list of what programs are available in your trade at public and non-public schools. 

Technical Training 3 weeks over 1 year
Work-Based Training
1680 HOURS
Salary Range Hourly
$16.75 — $41.00

For more information regarding the other levels in this progressive trade, please refer to the following program pages:

Program Updates

  • June 2023: Program Update (Harmonization Implementation)

  • November 2022: A new Program Outline and Program Profile will be implemented on August 1, 2023. Please see OPSN 2022 026 for details.

  • OPSN Archives

CofQ Exam Information


Program Information

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In effect starting August 1, 2023

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