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Duration

1 year

Tuition

$3,620

  Halifax

Sep 7-Aug 26

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Certificate

Year Founded

1996

Scholarships

yes

This program prepares you to be an Automotive Service Technician who ensures vehicles are safe and operate properly. In this program, you get the knowledge and skills related to the service and repair of the mechanical and electrical systems of automobiles and light trucks. You learn how to use electrical meters, hand tools, power tools and shop equipment. You also have the opportunity to apply your skills with a work term.

This program covers many aspects of motor vehicle repair. You’re trained in the fundamentals of automotive shops skills and gain a basic understanding of how vehicle systems work. There will be opportunities to work on vehicles with specialized tools, plus an opportunity to gain work experience with an industry partner.

If you have a strong mechanical aptitude, problem-solving skills and strong oral and written communication skills, this program provides the training you need to succeed as a technician. You gain a working knowledge of automotive shop safety, vehicle and engine systems and basic oxygen/acetylene metal inert gas welding, along with an understanding of automotive maintenance, inspection and body adjustment.

Field experience (work placement) is a mandatory credit course completed at the end of your program. It provides you with the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills outside of the classroom. Opportunities are typically unpaid and last approximately 5 weeks.

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