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.
If you have a good attitude, strong problem-solving skills and a strong oral and written communication ability, this program provides the training and range of skills 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.