Automotive

Automotive Technician Two Year Program

Features of the program

Nowadays, highly skilled automotive technicians are in great  demand. These technicians must be able to diagnose and repair complex wiring systems, understand serial data communications, and perform professional quality repairs.

In this program students will start at "ground zero" with basic work safety and an introduction to fasteners and hand/pneumatic tool indentification and usage. Students will then move into a 50/50 split between "hands on" and classroom training in the following areas: steering suspension and brakes, drivetrains and engines. The Ministry and industry driven focus of the course is electrical and electronics This will comprise 40% of all studies.

Students looking for a challenge and practical in-shop training will enjoy working on current vehicles in the lab. Emissions systems, automatic transmissions, ABS brakes, air conditioning, computer applications, scan tools, lab scopes and gas analyzers will be explored in depth.

Admission requirements

10+2 with English and Maths @ U level.

 

IELTS with 6.5 bands

 

Employment opportunities

 

Graduates of this program may find employment as :


- general automotive service technicians
- specialty technicians (e.g. electrical/drivability, transmission)
- service advisors/consultants
- a career in automotive parts/retail
- manufacturing/fabricating/custom work