Apprentices registered in the Parts Technician trade at Sault College will be working in an online format to complete their basic and advanced training. Parts Technician is a no-restricted certified trade regulated by the Apprenticeship and Certification act.
Parts Technicians manage and dispense parts inventories, which may include automotive, heavy duty, farm implement, industrial, recreational vehicle, jobbers, plumbing, electrical, etc. Parts Technicians may be responsible for stock handling, warehousing, identifying and cataloguing parts and assemblies as well as ordering, receiving, inspecting, sorting, pricing and selling, depending on business areas. Parts Technicians must be knowledgeable in the use of all in-house equipment, including computers, calculators, facsimile (fax) and materials handling equipment, and be able to contribute to the operation of the business. Parts Technicians are employed by wholesale and retail businesses and warehouse distributors that deal with all types of parts. Customer service is key to this trade.