Automotive Technician

Certificate

Learn to inspect, machine, calibrate and assemble motor vehicles and components.

This program gives you an understanding of the basic purpose, construction, operation and service of component parts and assemblies of an automobile.

You will develop the knowledge and skills required to disassemble, inspect, machine, calibrate and reassemble motor vehicle units and components. You will study internal combustion engines, automatic and standard transmissions, brakes, steering, electrical circuits, wiring and fuel systems.

Most training will take place at RRC Polytech’s auto mechanics workshop, an environment that will give you the practical experience required for industry employment. You will also acquire industry work experience.

Prior to starting the program, you will be invited to attend a program overview information session, and to participate in a math and reading skills diagnostic testing session that will advise you of your program readiness.

Diploma

Study automotive electronics, including engine management, fuel injection and ABS brakes.

This program supplements the Automotive Technician – Certificate program to develop the skills you need to work in the electronic technician field.

Training alternates between three sessions of classroom instruction and three sessions of four-week work experience placements.

Classroom instruction will broaden your knowledge in the automotive electronics area and will also cover engine management, fuel injection and ABS brakes.

Prior to starting the program, you will be invited to attend a program overview information session, and to participate in a math and reading skills diagnostic testing session that will advise you of your program readiness.