2022-23 Calendar

Recreation Vehicle Service Technician

If you have any questions about how a course or program is delivered, you can check the Trades website, email the Department Chair or email the Trades & Apprenticeship office:

Apprenticeship: apprenticeship@okanagan.bc.ca
Foundation and General Interest: trades@okanagan.bc.ca

This 31-week (950 hour) program has been designed to take a student with little or no previous experience and supply him/her with the necessary skills to seek employment as an apprentice RV Service Technician. The program exposes the student to many aspects of servicing and repair in the RV repair trade with a focus on developing practical skills. Graduates of this program will receive credit for Level 1 Apprenticeship technical training and 550 hours practical credit from the Industry Training Authority.

Admission Requirements

  • B.C. secondary school graduation, or equivalent, or 19 years of age and out of secondary school for at least one year as of the first day of classes.
  • Math requirement:

A minimum of 50% in any of:

    • Pre-calculus Grade 11
    • Foundations of Mathematics Grade 11
    • Workplace Mathematics 11
    • Principles of Mathematics 11
    • Applications of Mathematics 11
    • Essentials of Mathematics 11
    • Adult Basic Education MATH 011
    • Adult Basic Education MATH 084 and MATH 085
    • Adult Basic Education IALG 011

Or a minimum of 63% on the Trades Entrance Assessment (TEA) mathematics test. Test scores are only good for two (2) years.             

Applicants who have not satisfied the Math requirement within the last seven (7) years must write the TEA Mathematics test and must receive a minimum of 63%.


RVST 100 Perform Safety-Related Activities
RVST 101 Use Tools, Equipment
RVST 102 Perform Common Work Practices
RVST 103 Service Water Systems
RVST 104 Service Electrical Systems
RVST 105 Service Liquid Petroleum (LP) Gas Systems
RVST 106 Service Water Heaters
RVST 107 Service Furnaces
RVST 108 Service Cooktops and Ovens
RVST 109 Service Refrigerators
RVST 110 Service Air Conditioners(A/C), Refrigeration and Heat Pumps
RVST 111 Service Chassis and Mechanical Components
RVST 112 Service Towing Systems
RVST 113 Industry Work Placement
RVST 114 Final Exam

Graduation Requirement

RVST 113 Industry Work Placement students must receive a "Pass" grade. Minimum passing grade is a GGA of seventy per cent (70%).

Program Area:

Trades and Apprenticeship

Campus (Intake):

  • Kelowna (Aug, Sep)




  • Full-Time


2022-23: $4,918

  • Fees include all mandatory fees: Activity fee, Health & Dental, Student Association fee, Education Technology fee, Development fee.
  • All amounts are approximate and are subject to change.
  • International students will pay International tuition fees


This program is student loan eligible.

Click here to view the Training Schedule for up-to-date intake dates.

Department Website

Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 12/10/2022