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Parts Management Technician (Part-time studies)

School of Transportation Certificate

This program is also available on campus. For more information visit the program page.

Program Overview

Parts management technicians make sure the right parts are available in the right place at the right time. You have to like variety, be good at organizing things, be able to handle large volumes of information, and have good people and computer skills.

The Parts Management Technician program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic provides the skills you need to work in wholesale distribution centres and in automotive, truck, agricultural, industrial equipment and recreational equipment dealerships.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic's one-year Parts Management Technician certificate program is offered on campus in Saskatoon. The entire program is also offered online through distance learning. Combining classroom theory with practical assignments and labs, you’ll learn how to serve different customers, dispense parts and sell related goods. You’ll get practical training in:

  • all types of parts
  • maintaining a clean, orderly display and storage area
  • maintaining pre-determined inventory levels
  • parts applications and locations
  • parts purchasing and storage
  • using a computerized inventory control system
  • using parts manuals, catalogues, and electronic catalogues

Get Advanced Apprenticeship Standing

Use your Saskatchewan Polytechnic certificate to get advanced standing as an apprentice in the Partsperson trade. Getting your journeyperson’s ticket will increase your earning potential and open the door to opportunities in marketing and management. First, you’ll need to get a job in the trade and register as an apprentice. Learn more at Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC).

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Courses currently offered through part-time studies

Inventory Software (COAP-194CE)
Fundamental Communication Skills (COMM-127CE)
Materials Handling and Equipment (MATE-190CE)
Managerial Skills (MGMT-189CE)
Introduction to the Parts and Warehousing Trades (PART-191CE)
Tools and Measuring (PART-192CE)
Engine Systems 1 (PART-193CE)
Parts Information Systems (PART-194CE)
Electrical Parts 1 (PART-195CE)
Parts Facilities (PART-196CE)
Parts Documentation (PART-197CE)
Parts Warehousing (PART-198CE)
Inventory Audit (PART-199CE)
Hydraulic Parts (PART-287CE)
Engine Parts 1 (PART-288CE)
Vehicle System Parts (PART-289CE)
Drivetrain Components (PART-291CE)
Standard Inventory (PART-292CE)
Engine Systems 2 (PART-293CE)
Automotive and Truck Wholegoods (PART-294CE)
Electrical Parts 2 (PART-295CE)
Agricultural and Industrial Wholegoods (PART-296CE)
Engine Parts 2 (PART-298CE)
Inventory Control (PART-299CE)
Work Experience (WORK-198CE)
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