Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship
"Automotive Service Technician" means a person engaged in the repair, adjustment and replacement of mechanical and electrical parts of automobiles, light trucks and mini-busses. Technicians would be able to diagnose automotive systems, perform routine component replacment and rebuild or adjust a variety of automotive components. A technician would perform these functions on passenger vehicles, light trucks and mini-buses in the following areas: engines, fuel systems, emission control and exhaust systems, brake systems, steering and suspension systems, manual and automatic transmission/transaxles, differentials, drive axles and drivelines, electrical and electronic systems, air conditioning, heating and cooling systems and trim and body hardware.
**This outline is for the Harmonized program. If you are in a non-harmonized level there may be some curriculum differences.
Level 1 (7 weeks)
Level 2 (7 weeks)
Level 3 (7 weeks)
Level 4 (6 weeks)
The Automotive Service Technician will write the Red Seal exam on the last date of the level 4 technical training. Successful completion provides the apprentice with the Certificate of Qualification as a Red Seal Automotive Service Technician.
Red Seal certified workers can work anywhere in Canada where their trade is designated. Labour mobility is essential for the Canadian workforce. For skilled tradespeople, the Red Seal is the recognized passport to mobility in trades across Canada.
How to ApplyApplications can be completed online here or over the phone. There is no application fee.
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