Important information for apprentices
Expert training for rising bakers. Complete your apprenticeship with VCC's comprehensive and up-to-date training that will meet both your needs and those of your employer.
|Start||Length||Credentials||Campus||Part- or Full-time|
|Varies||4 weeks per level||VCC Transcript||Downtown||Full-time|
For additional information about the program, call 604.871.7041 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Service Canada, apprenticeship program office
4279 Canada Way (at Gilmore)
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
This program welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Program options for international students can be found at VCC International.
As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.
Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.
Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.
Students must be registered with the Industry Training Authority (ITA) as an Apprentice and have received an ITA Identification number.
To determine whether you qualify for apprenticeship training consult the Industry Training Authority.
New apprentices who have successfully completed an ITA approved training program can apply to the Industry Training Centre for credit towards the work-based and technical training requirements of their apprenticeship. Often, successful completion of a trades program or pre-apprentice program significantly reduces the work-based and/or training hours required for the trade.
Fees and Other costs
|Application Fee||No Fee|
$350 - Level 1
$350 - Level 2
$350 - Level 3
|Student Union Fee||$55|
|College Initiative Fee||$10|
|U-Pass Fee||$41 - per month subject to eligibility|
|Other Costs|| $14 - Campus Resource Fee
$85 - Textbooks and supplies approximate
Tools and recipe books: varies
Apprentice Classes are a first pay, first seat registration (where seats are available). If you are already a VCC Apprentice, you are able register directly into your next level through myvcc.ca.
A $200.00 non refundable deposit is required if you are registering before two months of the start of your class. You will be invoiced with the balance and a due date for payment.
Full fees are due if you are registering within two months of the start of class.
If you do not meet the requirements outlined by the ITA for the level you are registering in before one month of the start of class, you will be dropped from the course. It is your responsibility to ensure your ITA transcript is up to date with the Industry Training Authority. .
For book lists and prices, check Bookstore.
VCC trains more students to become professional bakers than any other school in Canada.
Students in VCC's award-winning baking and pastry arts programs get hands-on training in state-of-the-art kitchens and learn to run a retail bakery at the Downtown campus.
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