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Automotive Service Technician - Level 1 - Apprenticeship (2018/19)

Total Cost (tuition & fees)$818.93
Tuition: $697.83
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Additional Fees
Application Fee:30.00
Student Association Fee:16.10
Toolbox Fee:75.00
Total Fees:$121.10

*These prices are for domestic students and may not be 100% accurate. However, these estimates will give you an adequate idea of tuition and fees for our programs. These prices do not include textbook costs. All prices are subject to change.

Program Overview

This program covers the program competencies specified by the Industry Training Authority (ITA) for Level 1 of the 4-Level Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship program. Apprentices receive technical and practical training related to diagnosing and repairing driveline systems, electrical systems, steering and suspension, braking, control systems, restraint systems, tires and wheels, hybrid and electrical vehicles as well as body components, accessories and trim. Safe work practices related to the automotive service industry are emphasized and reinforced throughout the program delivery.


Admission Requirements

  • Sponsored Automotive Service Technician that has successfully completed the pre-requisite number of hours of work experience, OR
  • Journeyperson Automotive Service Technician (for skills upgrading).

Flexible Assessment (FA): No

Prior Learning Credit: Student may apply for prior learning credit with the ITA (Industry Training Authority), please visit www.itabc.ca

Apply: Apprenticeship application form


Start Dates:

Visit our Trades Training Schedule for program start dates


Program Design:

Apprenticeship programs cover the general area competencies (GAC) for the program as sourced from curriculum documents provided by Industry Training Authority (ITA). The Technical Training Topics are listed under the Technical Training Content section of this document, and related competencies are listed under the Program Competencies section. College of the Rockies is accredited by ITA to deliver apprenticeship programs.


TECHNICAL TRAINING CONTENT:

AMST 101 PERFORM SAFETY-RELATED FUNCTIONS

  • Maintain safe work environment
  • Use personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety equipment

AMST 102 USE TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND DOCUMENTATION Use tools and equipment

  • Use fasteners, tubing, hoses and fittings
  • Use hoisting and lifting equipment
  • Use technical information

AMST 103 USE COMMUNICATION AND MENTORING TECHNIQUES Use communication techniques

AMST 104 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR DRIVELINE SYSTEMS

  • Diagnose and repair drive shafts and axles

AMST 105 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS

  • Diagnose and repair basic wiring and electrical systems
  • Diagnose and repair starting and charging systems and batteries

AMST 106 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR STEERING AND SUSPENSION, BRAKING, CONTROL SYSTEMS, TIRES, WHEELS, HUBS AND WHEEL BEARINGS

  • Diagnose and repair steering and control systems
  • Diagnose and repair suspension and control systems
  • Diagnose and repair braking and control systems
  • Diagnose and repair tires, wheels, hubs and wheel bearings

AMST 107 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR RESTRAINT SYSTEMS, BODY COMPONENTS, ACCESSORIES AND TRIM

  • Diagnose and repair wind noises, rattles and water leaks
  • Diagnose and repair interior and exterior components, accessories and trim
  • Diagnose and repair latches, locks and movable glass

AMST 108 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR HYBRID AND ELECTRIC VEHICLES (EV)

  • ·Implement specific safety protocols for hybrid and electric vehicles (EV)

Program Competencies:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to

  • use personal protective equipment and safety equipment to maintain a safe work environment; use communication techniques;
  • use fasteners, tubing, hoses, fittings;
  • use hoisting and lifting equipment;
  • diagnose and repair drive shafts and axles;
  • diagnose and repair basic wiring and electrical systems;
  • diagnose and repair starting and charging systems and batteries;
  • diagnose and repair steering, suspension, braking and control systems;
  • diagnose and repair tires, wheels, hubs, and wheel bearings;
  • diagnose and repair interior and exterior components, accessories and trim including latches, locks, movable glass; and
  • implement specific safety protocols for hybrid and electric vehicles.

The program competencies covered in this program follow Industry Training Authority harmonized curriculum.


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