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Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship

Location(s): Fort Nelson, Fort St John


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This program consists of Automotive Service Technician Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4 Technical training as per the SkilledTradesBC prescribed curriculum. Automotive Service Technician is a nationally designated trade under the Interprovincial Red Seal program.

Automotive Service Technicians examine, test and repair the parts and systems on cars and light trucks. They often use computerized diagnostic equipment to test, adjust and repair key vehicle components such as engines, steering systems, braking systems, drive trains, vehicle suspensions and electrical systems. The work of an Automotive Service Technician also involves reassembling and testing repaired items against manufacturers’ standards, as well as performing preventative maintenance such as wheel alignments, oil changes and tune-ups.

Career Prospects


Automotive Service Technician, Automotive Dealership Service Manager, Automotive Sales, or Automotive Business or Dealership Owner

Details


Intakes


Location Level Starting Type
Fort Nelson 1 February 2024 Cohort 
Fort St John 1 September 2023 Cohort  
Fort St John 2 November 2023 Cohort  
Fort St John 3 January 2024 Cohort  
Fort St John 4 April 2024 Cohort  

Length


Level 1 is 210 hours; approximately 7 weeks long.

Level 2 is 210 hours; approximately 7 weeks long.

Level 3 is 210 hours; approximately 7 weeks long.

Level 4 is 210 hours; approximately 7 weeks long.

Estimated Program Fees


Program fee type: Trades/Apprenticeship

Costs indicated are estimates for a full-time course load.
Book, instruments, supplies, uniforms/clothing and third-party fees are additional.

Domestic Fees

 
Tuition
Student Fees
Instruction-related
Fees (includes GST)
Total
Level 1
$ 718.20
$ 67.38
$ 116.41
$ 901.99
Level 2
$ 718.20
$ 67.38
$ 186.53
$ 972.11
Level 3
$ 718.20
$ 67.38
$ 116.41
$ 901.99
Level 4
$ 615.60
$ 65.88
$ 115.62
$ 797.10

International Fees

  Tuition Student Fees Instruction-related
Fees (includes GST)
International
Medical Insurance
Total
Level 1 $ 2,580.90 $ 67.38 $ 116.41 $ 276.00 $ 3,040.69
Level 2 $ 2,580.90 $ 67.38 $ 186.53 $ 276.00 $ 3,110.81
Level 3 $ 2,580.90 $ 67.38 $ 116.41 $ 276.00 $ 3,040.69
Level 4 $ 2,212.20 $ 65.88 $ 99.79 $ 276.00 $ 2,653.87

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Admission Requirements


Eligibility as indicated by SkilledTradesBC.

Important Notes


  1. The program is not eligible for Canada Student Loans.

  2. Students must provide personal protective equipment (safety glasses, steel-toed boots, gloves, coveralls, etc.).  Students are required to have a computer (laptop or other mobile device) with minimum computer requirements.

  3. The program is affiliated with SkilledTradesBC.

Program Requirements


Residency Requirement 100% of each level must be completed at Northern Lights College or by approval of the Dean
Minimum Grade Requirements 70% minimum in all courses

Credential


Training results are reported to SkilledTradesBC

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