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Automotive Service Technician

Provider:​ Delivered at North Island College ​​​​​​auto picture.jpgVCC.jpeg
Location: Campbell River
Program start date: September
Times: ​Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm​
29 weeks
Cost to student: approximately $785
Prerequisite(s): C in English 10C in one of Principles of Math 10, Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 10, Foundations of Math & Pre-Calculus 10
Preferred: Automotive, Electronics, Metal classes at a high school
Grad Credits: 32, plus 450-hour time credit from the ITA toward the time required to complete your apprenticeship.
* No break over high school Spring Break*


You will train in a shop similar to that found in a normal work environment in order to develop the necessary skills to succeed. Special emphasis is placed on brake system servicing; steering, suspension service and wheel alignment; scheduled vehicle service; vehicle electrical and electronic systems; safety; and troubleshooting techniques.​

With successful completion of this program, graduates are eligible to write the Certificate of Qualification exam for Automotive Service Technician 1.  

Upon entering into an apprenticeship, graduates will receive a 450 hour time credit from the ITA toward the time required to complete their apprenticeship.

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NIC Auto Service Technician program​

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