Automotive Service Technician
Admission and Administration Requirements
Academic Admission Requirements:
  • High school diploma or high school equivalency (Transcript and/or diploma to be forwarded to the College); or
  • Mature students who do not meet the education prerequisites may be considered for admission on an individual basis provided the following conditions are met:
    • Applicants are at least 19 years of age at the time of application;
    • Applicants have been out of school for at least one year;
    • Applicants complete the standardized assessment instrument and obtain the result of high school equivalence on all subtests;
    • Applicants present a certified copy of grades for the highest educational level attained.
Administration Requirements:
  • Completion of Keyin College’s official application form;
  • Application fee of $50 (non-refundable).  It must be noted that this is an additional cost for the processing of your application.
  • International applications are subject to a $250 application processing fee (non-refundable)

Automotive Service Technicians inspect, maintain, and repair automobiles and light trucks that run on gasoline, electricity, or alternative fuels such as ethanol.  Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics must continually adapt to changing technology and repair techniques as vehicle components and systems become increasingly sophisticated.

This program is recognized by the Apprenticeship and Certification Board as an Interprovincial Trade (Red Seal Endorsed) which allows the holder to work in other provinces/territories without having to re-certify.

Automotive Service Technician Courses View
  • Occupational Health & Safety TS1510
  • WHMIS 1520
  • Standard First Aid TS1530
  • Safety in the Shop SV1100
  • Gaskets, Seals & Bearings SV1125
  • Electrical & Electronic Principles SV1130
  • Hydraulic Principles SV1142
  • Service Information Systems SV1156
  • Wheels & Tires SV1216
  • Fasteners, Tubing & Fittings SV1186
  • Lubrication & Fluids Servicing SV1196
  • Hand Tools SV1165
  • Shop Tools & Equipment SV1176
  • Preventative Maintenance Inspections SV2261
  • Suspension SV1255
  • Drive Lines SV1286
  • Oxy-Fuel Welding/Cutting WD1301
  • Engine Principles SV1305
  • Cooling Systems SV1315
  • Batteries SV1376
  • Starting Systems SV1385
  • Charging Systems SV1395
  • Lighting Systems SV1495
  • Ignition Systems SV1600
  • Front-Wheel Drive SV1625
  • Hydraulic Brake Systems SV1631
  • Power Brake Systems SV1640
  • Intake & Air Filtration Systems SV1661
  • Exhaust Systems SV1671
  • Pre-Delivery Inspections SV2281
  • Body Components & Trim SV1550
  • Mechanical Math Fundamentals AM1220
  • Math Essentials AM1100
  • Communication Essentials CM2160
  • Workplace Essentials SD1760
  • Computer Essentials MC1060
  • Introduction to Apprenticeship AP1101

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