Skills Apprenticeship

Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship

Level Certificate

Gain the skills and training needed to challenge the Certificate of Qualification exam.

Overview

This program is run in a day release format to allow the apprentice to continue to work in the trade while learning one day per week. This training is a stepping stone to several other trades.


Classes are a mixture of theory and hands-on practical. This training is a stepping stone to other trades such as Truck and Coach Technician, Heavy Duty Equipment, Small Engine or Marine Technician.


Must be a signed apprentice with the Ontario College of Trades to be eligible to take this program. Go to http://www.collegeoftrades.ca/ orhttp://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/training/ for more information.


Length of Study:
3 Levels. Each level is one day per week for 36 weeks for a total of 240 hours

Note: Upon completion, successful students are eligible to challenge the Ontario Certificate of Qualification.

Level 1 Online Hybrid Delivery Option - Overview

Apprentices who prefer self-paced study may opt for this option to complete the Level 1 in-school training. The theory portion is completed online, facilitated by the professor, followed by an eight-day practical block in the Commerce Court motive power shop. The curriculum and course syllabus corresponds with the regular day-release program, but is offered fully online. This is an opportunity to remain in your home community and reduce travel costs, while completing your Level 1 AST

Your Future Career

  • Automotive services technician
  • Service manager
  • Service writer

What You Will Learn

  • Engine systems
  • Electrical, electronics and emission control systems
  • Drive train systems
  • Suspension, steering and brake systems


Attendance Policy

http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/training/

You must be a signed apprentice with the Ontario College of Trades to be eligible.

Go to http://www.collegeoftrades.ca/ or https://www.ontario.ca/page/employment-ontario

Commerce Court Campus

Intake: September Start
Semester 1 - Fall
AST 100 Work Practices
AST 105 Engine Systems - Level 1
AST 110 Electrical/Electronics & Emissions Systems - Level 1
AST 115 Drive Train Systems - Level 1
AST 120 Suspension/Steering & Brake Systems - Level 1

Commerce Court Campus

Intake: September Start
Semester 1 - Fall
AST 200 Air Conditioning Systems
AST 205 Engine Systems - Level 2
AST 210 Electrical/Electronics & Emissions Systems - Level 2
AST 215 Drive Train Systems - Level 2
AST 220 Suspension/Steering & Brake Systems - Level 2

Commerce Court Campus

Intake: September Start
Semester 1 - Fall
AST 301 Work Practices
AST 305 Engine Systems - Level 3
AST 310 Electrical/Electronics & Emissions Systems - Level 3
AST 315 Drive Train Systems - Level 3
AST 320 Suspension/Steering & Brake Systems - Level 3
Certificate