Automotive Service Technician

Automotive Service Technician Courses

AUTO 100 Automotive Apprenticeship Level 1

Course includes performance of safety-related functions; use of tools, equipment, documentation; communications and mentoring; diagnosis and repair of: driveline systems; electrical systems and components; steering, suspension, braking; control systems; tires, wheels, hubs, and wheel bearings; restraint systems; body components, accessories and trim; and diagnosis and repair of hybrid and electric vehicles.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 101 Auto Shop Safety

This course concentrates on personal and shop safety practices including a thorough understanding of WCB regulations, OHS regulations, fire safety procedures, WHMIS, personal protective equipment, shop emergency equipment and procedures, safe use of tools and equipment including hand, measuring, power and shop tools and equipment, MIG and Oxyacetylene welding. AUTO 101 was formerly called AUTO 123T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: Admission to Program.

AUTO 101T Auto Shop Safety

This course concentrates on personal and shop safety practices including a thorough understanding of WCB regulations, OHS regulations, fire safety procedures, WHMIS, personal protective equipment, shop emergency equipment and procedures, safe use of tools and equipment including hand, measuring, power and shop tools and equipment, MIG and Oxyacetylene welding. AUTO 101T was formerly called AUTO 123T; credit will not be granted for both courses. Credit will only be granted for one of AUTO 101 or AUTO 101T.

Prerequisite: Admission to Program.

AUTO 102 Tools, Equipment and Documentation (Ends May 2018)

This course covers the use of tools and equipment; use of fasteners, tubing, hoses and fittings; use of hoisting and lifting equipment; and use of technical information for the automotive trade.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 102T Tools, Equipment and Documentation

This course covers the use of tools and equipment; use of fasteners, tubing, hoses and fittings; use of hoisting and lifting equipment; and use of technical information for the automotive trade. Credit will only be granted for one of AUTO 102 or AUTO 102T.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 103 Communication and Mentoring (Ends May 2018)

This course covers effective communication techniques along with mentoring and coaching approaches and receptiveness to instructions and directions.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 103T Communication and Mentoring

This course covers effective communication techniques along with mentoring and coaching approaches and receptiveness to instructions and directions. Credit will only be granted for one of AUTO 103 or AUTO 103T.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 104 Driveline Systems (Ends May 2018)

This course focuses on the servicing and repair of vehicle drivelines. AUTO 104 was formerly called AUTO 160T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 104T Driveline Systems

This course focuses on the servicing and repair of vehicle drivelines. AUTO 104T was formerly called AUTO 160T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 105 Electrical Systems and Components (Ends May 2018)

A study and practice of basic DC electrical systems, including terminology, theories, circuits and components, wiring diagrams, service and repair wiring; use electrical testing equipment and scan tools; diagnose and repair starting, charging and battery systems. Safety, tool usage, procedures and accuracy of results emphasized.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 105T Electrical Systems and Components

A study and practice of basic DC electrical systems, including terminology, theories, circuits and components, wiring diagrams, service and repair wiring; use electrical testing equipment and scan tools; diagnose and repair starting, charging and battery systems. Safety, tool usage, procedures and accuracy of results emphasized.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 106 Steering, Suspension and Braking (Ends May 2018)

This course covers diagnosis and repair of steering and control systems; diagnosis and repair of suspension and control systems; diagnosis and repair of braking and control systems; diagnosis and repair of tires, wheels, hubs and wheel bearings. AUTO 106 was formerly called AUTO 137T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 106T Steering, Suspension and Braking

This course covers diagnosis and repair of steering and control systems; diagnosis and repair of suspension and control systems; diagnosis and repair of braking and control systems; diagnosis and repair of tires, wheels, hubs and wheel bearings. AUTO 106T was formerly called AUTO 137T; credit will not be granted for both courses. Credit will only be granted for one of AUTO 106 or AUTO 106T.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 107 Restraint Systems and Body Components (Ends May 2018)

This course covers diagnosis and repair of vehicle restraint systems. Diagnosis and repair of wind noises, rattles, and water leaks; diagnosis and repair of interior and exterior components.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 107T Restraint Systems and Body Components

This course covers diagnosis and repair of vehicle restraint systems. Diagnosis and repair of wind noises, rattles, and water leaks; diagnosis and repair of interior and exterior components. Credit will only be granted for one of AUTO 107 or AUTO 107T.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 108 Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

This course covers the diagnosis and repair of hybrid and electric vehicles, including implementation of specific safety protocols for hybrid and electric vehicles.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 108T Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

This course covers the diagnosis and repair of hybrid and electric vehicles, including implementation of specific safety protocols for hybrid and electric vehicles.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 109 Welding (Ends May 2018)

This course prepares students to use all shop, hand, and power tools and equipment appropriate to the automotive trade, including study and practice of basic oxyacetylene and MIG welding components, procedures and methods. AUTO 109 was formerly called AUTO 132T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 109T Welding

This course prepares students to use all shop, hand, and power tools and equipment appropriate to the automotive trade, including study and practice of basic oxyacetylene and MIG welding components, procedures and methods. AUTO 109T was formerly called AUTO 132T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 110 Engines (Ends May 2018)

This course focuses on the servicing and repair of gasoline and diesel engines and engine systems, including equipment and shop safety. AUTO 110 was formerly called AUTO 147T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 110T Engines

This course focuses on the servicing and repair of gasoline and diesel engines and engine systems, including equipment and shop safety. AUTO 110T was formerly called AUTO 147T; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 116T Shop Skills

A study and practice, preparing students to work productively in a shop environment. Includes identification and use of tools and other shop equipment.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 123T Auto Shop Safety

A thorough study and practice, preparing students to work safely in a shop environment.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 132T Welding Module

A study and practice of basic oxy-act welding procedures.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 134T Basic Automotive Electrical

A study and practice of basic DC electrical systems.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 135T Battery / Fasteners

A study and practice of battery maintenance and service as well as fastener identification and use.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 137T Brake Systems

A study and practice of service and repair of basic vehicle braking systems.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 141T Suspension / Steering

A study and practice in the service and repair of vehicle suspension and steering systems.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 147T Basic Engines

A study and practice in the service and repair of gasoline and diesel engines.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 151T Basic Engine Performance

A study and practice in troubleshooting and repair of engine performance problems.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 157T Basic Charging / Starting

A study and practice in the service and repair of vehicle charging and starting systems.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 160T Basic Drive Trains

A study and practice in the service and repair of vehicle drive trains.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 200 Automotive Apprenticeship Level 2

This level 2 Automotive Service Technician apprenticeship course covers the following topics: diagnose and repair engine systems; driveline systems; electrical systems and components; steering and suspension; braking; control systems; tires, wheels, hubs and wheel bearings.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 201 Automotive - Apprentice - Level 1

This course covers all practical and theory components of Level 1 technical training.

Prerequisite: Must be a registered apprentice or meet provincial requirements for apprenticeship (have an Apprenticeship ID number).

AUTO 202 Automotive - Apprentice - Level 2

This course covers all practical and theory components of Level 2 technical training.

Prerequisite: Must be a registered apprentice or meet provincial requirements for apprenticeship (have an Apprenticeship ID number).

AUTO 203 Automotive - Apprentice - Level 3

This course covers all practical and theory components of Level 3 technical training.

Prerequisite: Must be a registered apprentice or meet provincial requirements for apprenticeship (have an Apprenticeship ID number).

AUTO 204 Automotive - Apprentice - Level 4

This course covers all practical and theory components of Level 4 technical training.

Prerequisite: Must be a registered apprentice or meet provincial requirements for apprenticeship (have an Apprenticeship ID number).

AUTO 300 Automotive Apprenticeship Level 3

This Level 3 Automotive Service Technician course covers the following topics and skills: diagnose and repair gasoline engine support systems; diagnose and repair vehicle networking systems; diagnose and repair driveline systems; diagnose and repair electrical systems and components.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

AUTO 400 Automotive Apprenticeship Level 4

This course covers use of communication and mentoring; diagnosis and repair of: diesel engine support systems; driveline systems; electrical systems and components; heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and comfort control systems; restraint systems, body components, accessories and trim; hybrid and electric vehicles (EV).

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

Essential Courses

ESFA 100T Personal Management Skills

A study and practice of skills required to be successful in a technical course.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

ESFA 105T Automotive Service Technician Math

A study and practice of math calculations related to the trades.

Prerequisite: Admisison to program.

ESFA 110T Business Operations

A study and practice of business operations as they pertain to industry.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program

ESFA 115T The Emerging Workplace

A study and practice of the impact of environmental and technological changes on the trades.

Prerequisite: Admission to program.

ESFA 120T Employment Strategies

A study and practice of employment strategies required for securing steady employment.

Prerequisite: Admission to the program.

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