Automotive training courses and schools
Automobile/Vehicle Repair programs, certificates, diplomas and degrees

Total 169 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in Canada.



North York College of Information and Technology

Training Centre/Campus: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone No.: 4162294218

Automotive Coatings

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The focus of Corrosion is on the deterioration of substances by chemical reaction within the environment. Corrosion results in product loss, production shutdown and overdesign of processes. Corrosion specialists apply their expertise to control corrosion. Indeed, one of the most common methods to control corrosion is coating application.

Coating is used in different industries such as oil and gas, automotive, concrete and flooring, wood, construction, appliances, marine and aerospace.

North York College offers a variety of courses to arm students with required knowledge and skills in corrosion and coating, covering different types of corrosion, corrosion analysis, coatings chemistry, inspection and manufacturing.
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Vancouver Community College

Training Centre/Campus: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 604.871.7000

Automotive Service Technician Foundation Workshop (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This 8-month program parallels first-year automotive technician apprenticeship training to enhance a graduate&,#146,s employability in the industry. Instructional time is 35% classroom and 65% practical activity (approximate). Classroom activities are lectures, demonstrations, audio-visual presentations and exercises. Practical experience takes place in an active shop setting dealing with real customers. The extensive workshop experience provides reinforcement of theoretical concepts, develops hand skills, and familiarity with repair procedures, electronic equipment standard safety procedures. All modules are designed to enable the student to work independently and in groups. Upon successful completion of the program, students receive credit from the ITA for the first level of apprenticeship training in automotive service technician.

Automotive Refinishing Prep Technician (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment

Refinish your career. This program, which leads to journey status, incorporates class time, work on real cars in a functioning shop, and a challenging work experience placement. Students are trained to apply and demonstrate collision refinishing prep skills in VCC&,#146,s well-equipped autobody shop. Earn apprenticeship qualifications.

Heavy Duty Mechanic

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Learn heavy duty mechanics. This program is designed for the apprentice currently working in the heavy duty equipment industry. Apprentice training is designed to meet the needs of both the student and industry by providing comprehensive and up-to-date training. Upon completion, apprentices return to industry with an increased, comprehensive skill set.

There are four training sessions offered over a four-year period. Levels 1, 2 , 3 and 4 are each four and a half weeks in length (180 hours). Level 1 covers hydraulics and a variety of braking systems. Level 2 advances the apprentice&,#146,s skills in servicing diesel engines. Level 3 provides the apprentice with competency in electrical and electronic systems. Level 4 completes the training with students developing skills in power train components and air conditioning systems.

Students train in classrooms and shops at VCC&,#146,s facility at the Broadway campus. Instruction is provided through lec... [Read More]

Automotive Collision Repair Technician (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Restore dignity to crunched cars. This program offers training in a wide range of skills appropriate to today&,#146,s advanced automobile collision repair industry. Training is done with modern equipment and the latest techniques. The program is accredited for apprenticeship and graduates receive an industry-respected certificate.

This eight-month program uses modern equipment and techniques to train students in a wide range of skills appropriate to today&,#146,s advanced automobile collision repair industry. The program is divided into two levels, each containing a number of modules, which are grouped into major competencies.

Term 1

•Employ automotive body and collision repair welding techniques
•Describe the evolution of automobile bodies and identify autobody components and parts
•Identify and describe different shop tools and safety equipment of the autobody repair trade and use them safely
•Describe the characteristic... [Read More]


University of the Fraser Valley

Training Centres/Campuses: Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 604-504-7441

Automotive Service Technician (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Your automotive training will follow a modular system that begins by developing a wide variety of basic skills. You’ll then build on these skills to develop the intermediate and specialized skills that are required in this industry.

Sample topics you’ll study include:
•Safe and effective work practices
•Using specialized equipment
•Servicing steering and suspension systems
•Servicing brake systems
•Performing engine service and repair
•Servicing engine support systems
•Servicing electrical systems
•Technical Communications 115 (three academic credits)

As your studies progress, you must show that you understand the theory by successfully completing a written test for each unit. Your learning materials may include printed handouts, worksheets, videotapes, display boards, lab manuals, and written instructions. Then, it’s up to you to apply your knowledge and demonstrate an acceptable level of practical skills that wil... [Read More]

Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing Workshop (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

At UFV, we can put you on the road towards a career as an automotive collision repair &, refinishing technician. With our hands-on learning philosophy, this program will prepare you for entry into the automotive collision repair and refinishing industry. As one of our students in this program, you will get a thorough introduction to the trade and will develop skills that are expected by today’s employers.

Why earn this certificate at UFV?
We have designed our workshop and learning space specifically for the Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing program. You will learn in our top-notch, Trades and Technology Centre in Chilliwack with state-of-the-art, leading-edge equipment. While our facility and equipment are new, UFV has a long track record of training students for successful careers through our Faculty of Trades and Technology. The success of our students is enhanced by our low student/teacher ratio and the practical hands-on component of all our t... [Read More]


Selkirk College

Training Centres/Campuses: Castlegar, Nelson, Trail, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 1.888.953.1133

General Mechanics (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

In our on-site, real-world automotive shop, you’ll apply your knowledge and learn the mechanics of cars, trucks, commercial transport vehicles and heavy equipment.

This nine-month program prepares students for entry level positions as apprentices in three trades: Automotive Service Technician, Commercial Transport Mechanics and Heavy Duty Mechanics.

Students engage in a variety of classroom and shop activities. They learn theoretical principles of vehicle mechanics in the classroom. They apply their knowledge in the shop where they perform numerous diagnostic procedures, preventative maintenance procedures, removals, repairs, and installations of components on cars, trucks, commercial transport vehicles and heavy equipment.

Graduates of the General Mechanics Foundation Program at Selkirk College earn advance credit for Module One of the Heavy Duty Mechanics trade and Module One of the Commercial Transport Mechanics trade. Additionally, gradua... [Read More]


Okanagan College

Training Centres/Campuses: Kelowna, Oliver, Penticton, Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Summerland, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 1-877-755-2266

Heavy Duty and Commercial Transport Mechanic (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This 38-week program takes students with little or no previous experience in either the Heavy Duty or Commercial Transport Mechanic trade and supplies them with the necessary skills to seek employment in the industry. Instruction in theoretical and practical components of Heavy Duty and Commercial Transport Mechanics are included, giving students the opportunity to enter either trade as an apprentice. The program includes a two-week industry work placement. Graduates of this program may also be granted practical credit from the Industry Training Authority.

Admissions Requirements
•B.C. secondary school graduation, or equivalent, or 19 years of age and out of secondary school for at least one year as of the first day of classes.
? One of: English 10, English 10 First Peoples, an equivalent Intermediate Level Adult Basic Education English course, or an ABLE reading comprehension score of at least 77%.

•Math requirement: Students graduating from ... [Read More]

Collision Repair Technician (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This 41-week (1,230 hour) program takes a student with little or no previous experience in the automotive collision repair trade and supplies them with the necessary skills to seek employment in this industry. Instruction in all subject matters relating to Levels 1, 2, and 3 Automotive Collision Repair apprenticeship is included. Graduates of this program will receive Industry Training Authority (ITA) credit for all three levels of Apprenticeship technical training for Automotive Collision Repair. Graduates of this program may also be granted practical credit from the Industry Training Authority. Successful graduates are eligible to write the Inter-Provincial Red-Seal Exam.
Admission Requirements
•B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent, or 19 years of age and out of secondary school for at least one year as of the first day of classes.
•One of: English 10, English 10 First Peoples, an equivalent Level Adult Basic Education English course, or an ABLE rea... [Read More]

Automotive Refinishing Prep Technician (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This 22-week entry-level training program has been designed to take a student with little or no previous experience in the automotive refinishing/painting trade and supplies them with the necessary skills to seek employment in this industry. Instruction in all subject matters relating to the Automotive Paint Prep apprenticeship is included. Graduates of this program will receive Industry Training Authority (ITA) credit for Level I Apprenticeship technical training for Automotive Paint Prep Technician. The Automotive Refinishing Prep Technician credential is the prerequisite for the Automotive Refinishing Painter (Automotive Refinishing Technician) apprenticeship. Graduates of this program may also be granted practical credit from the Industry Training Authority.

Admissions Requirements
•B.C. secondary school graduation, or equivalent, or 19 years of age and out of secondary school for at least one year as of the first day of classes.
•One of: English 10, ... [Read More]

Automotive Service Technician (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This seven-month (30-week) program takes students with little or no previous experience in the automotive repair trade and supplies them with the necessary skills to seek employment in this industry as an apprentice mechanic. This program exposes the students to many aspects of servicing and repair in the automotive repair trade with a focus on developing practical skills. Graduates of this program will receive 450 hours towards Automotive Service Technician Year 1 (AST 1) certification and the opportunity to write the AST 1 Certificate of Qualification exam. The AST 1 Certificate of Qualification and 1500 hours are required to proceed into AST 2.

Admission Requirements
B.C. secondary school graduation, or equivalent, or 19 years of age and out of secondary school for at least one year as of the first day of classes.

One of: English 10, English 10 First Peoples, an equivalent Intermediate Level Adult Basic Education English course, or an ABLE readin... [Read More]


Northwest Community College

Training Centres/Campuses: Hazelton, Kitimat, Masset, Smithers, Skidegate, Prince Rupert, Terrace, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 1.877.277.2288

Automotive Service Technician (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Automotive Service Technician Foundation Training gives students the technical skills and knowledge to repair, adjust and replace mechanical parts in automobiles and light trucks. The full-time, 30-week program covers all the theory and practical components necessary for the first-year Automotive Service Technician Certificate, and provides a complement of valuable industry skills.

Career Opportunities

Graduates can expect to find employment as automotive service technician apprentices, lube technicians, tire repair technicians, parts persons, brake and muffler installers, or other foundation positions in automotive service industries.


Northern Lights College

Training Centre/Campus: Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada
Phone No.: 1-866-463-6652

Automotive Service Technician (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Automotive Service Technicians examine, test and repair the parts, components and systems on cars and light trucks, often using computer­ized diagnostic equipment. They reassemble and test repaired items against manufacturer standards, as well as perform preventative maintenance such as wheel alignments, oil changes and tune-ups. Automotive Service Technician is a nationally designated trade under the Inter-Provincial Red Seal program.

If a student is just starting training, or has been unable to secure employment in industry as an Automotive Service Technician, enrolling in a Foundation Trades Training program is a viable option prior to entering into an Apprenticeship.

Students receive training according to provincial Foundation Trades Training and Level 1 Apprenticeship curriculum. Successful graduates receive Level 1 technical training credit and 450 work-based hours credit towards completion of the Automotive Service Technician Level 1 Apprentices... [Read More]

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