• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 8 months
    Duration

About

Among the systems covered in this Automotive Service Technician program at Centennial College are engines, electrical/electronics, fuels, transmissions, drivelines, steering, suspension and brakes. Before beginning an on-the-job experience, you attend courses at Ashtonbee Campus, including:

  • Drive Train Systems
  • Electrical/Electronic and Emission Systems
  • Engine Systems
  • Work Practices and Procedures
  • Suspension/Steering and Brake Systems

To be eligible for this apprenticeship program, you must be currently employed as an apprentice.

Career Outlook

  • Automotive service technician
  • Junior automotive service technician
  • Automotive technician

Areas of Employment

  • Vehicle and parts manufacturers
  • Dealers
  • Garages and service stations
  • Retailers
  • Governments
  • Corporations with their own fleets
  • Self-employment

Accreditation

The Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician - Automation and Robotics program has met the national technology accreditation requirements established by the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT) and, as such, has received national accreditation status by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 8 months
    • Duration description
      In-school session options include 8 week block, 1 day per week for 36 weeks, or 2 nights a week for 40 weeks
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engine Systems 
  • Drive Train Systems 
  • Suspension, Steering and Brake Systems 
  • Electrical/Electronics and Emissions 
  • Work Practices 
  • Engine Systems 
  • Drive Train Systems 

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS
  • Minimum required score:

    51

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

An Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent is required for all apprenticeship programs. You cannot apply directly to the college or to Ontariocolleges.ca for admission to this apprenticeship program. For general information about apprenticeship registration, please contact the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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