Thompson Rivers University

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Automotive Service Technician Foundation Certificate

Thompson Rivers University

Faculty:School of Trades and Technology
Field of Study:Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Length:27 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,487
Careers:Auto Mechanics/TechniciansAuto Body Repairers


Gain the skills you need to become an apprentice mechanic even if you have little or no experience in the automotive field. You receive first-year credit for apprenticeship technical training after completing the program.

General shop practice, automotive fundamentals, engines, basic test equipment, electrical systems, running gear, clutches, transmissions, rear axles, steering systems and braking systems, applied mathematics and safety education will be covered.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    BC Grade 10, but Grade 12 strongly recommended. Satisfactory achievement on the Entry Assessment Test is also required.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on December 08, 2021