Automotive Service Technician - Year 3 - Apprenticeship (2018/19)
|Total Cost (tuition & fees)||$743.93|
|International Tuition »|
All students that apply to the College are required to pay the $30 application fee. The application fee for international students is $100. Trades Apprenticeship students who are new to the College pay a one-time application fee per trade.
|Student Association Fee:|
For credit based courses there is an $11.50 student association fee for each course. The maximum student associate fee is 3 courses per semester for a total of $34.50. Some programs (Trades, Vocational & Health) are charged based on number of weeks they are in session. For these programs the student association fee is $2.30 per week of study (an 8 week program is charged $2.30 x 8 weeks = $18.40 fee).
*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.
Additional Program Info
This comprehensive program is designed to instruct students to the third year level of the Automotive Apprenticeship program. The program is taught through regular lectures, demonstrations and practice of current automotive service techniques. Students are given extensive practical training in a functioning automotive shop setting. Emphasis is placed on the development of solid practical mechanical knowledge for preparation for the automotive industry.
The program curriculum reflects today's technology and is relevant to the needs of industry. This seven week Training program follows Year Three of the British Columbia Automotive Service Technician apprenticeship curriculum.
Students work on a variety of practical projects. In addition students are provided access to a variety of learning supports to assist them in the development of the computer, math, writing and communication skills.
- Sponsored Automotive Service Technician that has successfully completed Year 2 technical training and completed the pre-requisite number of hours of work experience, OR
- Journeyperson Automotive Service Technician (for skills upgrading).
Flexible Assessment (FA): Yes (Credit can be awarded for this program through FA)
Prior Learning Credit: Student may apply for prior learning credit with the ITA (Industry Training Authority), please visit www.itabc.ca
Visit our Trades Training Schedule for program start dates
At the successful completion of this program, you should have completed the compulsory blocks for Year 3 of the Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship. You should have improved your ability to test and service the following systems:
- test and service basic electrical and body wiring systems
- test and service electronic ignition systems
- test and service fuel systems
- test and service emission control systems
- test and service electronic engine control
- test and service alternate fuels
- mechanical theory and practical skills
- communication and interpersonal skills related to the workplace
- specific skills and training necessary to work safely and effectively in the automotive industry
- computer skills
Technical Training Content:
- AMST 301 Electrical and Electronic Systems
- AMST 302 Fuel Systems
- AMST 303 Emission Control Systems
- AMST 304 Electronic Ignition Systems
- AMST 305 Engine Management Systems
Essential Skills Developed in this Program:
Students can expect to develop the following skills in this program:
- Access COTR's online learning resources
Skills for Busy Students
- Manage study time effectively
- Set educational priorities and goals
- Recognize personal learning style
- Use effective note-taking strategies
- Develop problem-solving and memory skills
- Practice strategies to succeed at exams and tests
- Use support systems and College resources
- Use the internet to locate information and evaluate information