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Electronics Repair Technology Diploma




What will I learn?

VCC is home to the Samsung Tech Institute, the only Samsung-certified appliance repair trainer in Western Canada. The Samsung Tech Institute provides a new and exclusive framework of knowledge that will directly impact the careers of graduates. This two-year diploma will train students through practical training on the latest appliances to operate, diagnose, and service Samsung products.

Graduate Outcomes

Graduates of this program may find employment in the consumer electronics industry in positions such as computer repair technician, television repair technician, appliance repair technician, or mobile device repair technician.

What you will learn

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

Apply the skills and knowledge necessary to perform as an entry level computer repair technician, television repair technician, appliance repair technician and mobile device repair technician.
Evaluate completed repairs for consistency, accuracy and quality according to industry specifications and standards.
Adhere to industry health and safety standards in the repair and reconditioning of consumer electronics and appliances.
Practice professional etiquette and personal hygiene while performing repairs.
Work effectively as a team member while performing repairs.

What to expect

Daily instructional time is divided equally between classroom activity and practical workshop experience, with the proportion of workshop time increasing during the first three terms.

Classroom activity consists of lectures, demonstrations, audio-visual presentations and exercises that provide a practical working knowledge of concepts discussed. Extensive workshop experience is provided to reinforce theoretical concepts, develop hand skills and achieve familiarity with a variety of electronic equipment and apparatus.

During the first week of instruction, students will be given an orientation to the program and the facilities of the College.

Which department am I in?

Vancouver Community College

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$19,179.00 (US$ 14,129) per year
CAN $38,358 (estimated based on 2022-23 rates, effective until August 2023)
Start date

Expected January, September 2024


VCC Broadway Campus

1155 East Broadway,


British Columbia (BC),

V5T 4V5, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

International applicants must be 17 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

English Entrance Requirements

English 11 with a C- grade, or

IELTS Academic overall 6.0 (no band less than 5.5)

TOEFL: Overall 70 Listening 16 Speaking 18 Reading 18 Writing 18

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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