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HSAPRed Seal LogoAutomotive Service Technician

Trade Description:

An automotive service technician diagnoses malfunctions in automobiles, buses and trucks and repairs them. They work on all parts of both gas-powered and diesel-powered motor vehicles, perform scheduled maintenance and advise customers on work performed, general vehicle conditioning and future repair requirements. Automotive service technicians also perform safety checks for licensing and insurance.
 
Potential employers include automotive dealerships, garages, service stations, specialty shops, manufacturers and public transit systems.
 
Trade Regulation Sample Exams
National Occupational Analysis
 

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
4 1,800 8-8-6-6 RRC & ACC
 

Training Standards:

PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document Profile Chart
PDF Document Level Three PDF Document NOA Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Level Four PDF Document Unit to Course Comparison Checklist
PDF Document Facility Audit Checklist
 

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience
Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
 6  10,800  No
PDF Document Work Experience Form
 

Accredited Programs:

Apprenticeship Trade Training Institution -
Secondary Schools 
Training Institution -
Post-Secondary Schools
Training Institution
Program Name 
Level
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Automotive Service Technician
__ Assiniboine Community College, School of Trades & Technology Automotive Technician Program 1
College Sturgeon Heights Collegiate __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1
Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1
Dauphin Regional Comprehensive Secondary School __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1
Frontier Collegiate Institute __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1
Garden Valley Collegiate __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1
Kildonan East Collegiate __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1
Louis Riel Arts & Technology Centre Louis Riel Arts & Technology Centre Automotive Service Technician Program 1
Manitoba Institute of Trades & Technology Manitoba Institute of Trades & Technology Auto Mechanics Program 1
Maples Collegiate __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1
Margaret Barbour Collegiate Institute __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1
Minnedosa Collegiate __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1
Murdoch MacKay Collegiate __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1
Portage Collegiate __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1
R. D. Parker Collegiate __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1
__ Red River College Motor Vehicle Mechanic Technician Program 1
__ Red River College Motor Vehicle Mechanic - Diploma Program 1 & 2
Roseau Valley School __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1
Swan Valley Regional Secondary School __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1
Technical Vocational High School __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1
__ University College of the North - The Pas Automotive Service Technician Program 1
__ University College of the North - Norway House Automotive Service Technician Program 1
__ University College of the North - Swan River, Swan Valley Automotive Service Technician Program 1
Virden Collegiate __ Automotive Service Technician Program 1