Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship
Duration/Start: Levels 1-4/ Variable
Credential: Apprenticeship Training
Automotive Service Tecnhicians service, repair or replace damanged or worn components for electrical and electronic controls, fuel systems, emission systems, steering and suspension systems, cooling and heating systems, transmissions, differentials, drivelines, axles and shift braking systems.
Trades Apprenticeship training takes place at the Len Evans Centre for Trades and Technology at ACC's North Hill Campus. Completed in 2010, this 130,000 square foot facility features innovative shops, laboratories and classrooms.
Automotive Service Technicians perform a wide variety of tasks associated with the trade. They must possess a thorough knowledge of the assembly systems and components of motor vehicles and light trucks in order to be able to diagnose, service, repair, build or replace them.
As well, technicians will be able to understand and communicate with their customers in addressing problems with their vehicle. Technicians must also have strong analytical and trouble shooting skills in order to isolate problems with assemblies, components and parts.
An important aspect of a mechanics job involves setting up and operating numerous pieces of equipment in order to identify problems and perform repairs. This work may include the service repair and/or replacement of damanged or worn components within the following systems: electrical and electronic controls, fuel systems, emission systems, steering and suspension systems, cooling and heating systems, transmissions, differentials, drivelines, axles and shift braking systems.
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