Skills Apprenticeship

Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship

Level Certificate

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

Overview

Gain the skills and training needed to challenge the Certification of Qualification exam. Earn while you learn. 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. 

Level 1 now available in an online format


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 emissions 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

Academic Upgrading

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