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 Motive Power Techniques - Automotive
SchoolConfederation College
LocationThunder Bay, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 3,400
Length1 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
Prerequisites NotesOntario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (U/C), or Open (O) preparation levels with Grade 12 English (C/U) Level. or successful completion of the Mature Student Assessment. or successful completion of the General Education Development Test (GED). or appropriate credits from the Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE). Additional Required Course/s: Grade 11 MCF3M Functions and Applications, or MCR3U Functions, or Grade 12 MAP4C Foundations for College Math, or MCT4C Mathematics for College Technology or University Preparation.
DescriptionThe 34-week Motive Power Techniques program gives you an excellent opportunity to participate in a common first semester Motive Power program, preparing you to choose a career in the Motive Power Field.

The second semester is oriented towards a specific interest. The two options presently available are Automotive and Heavy Equipment. The Automotive Service and Repair program is designed to give you a firm background in the fundamental areas of the automotive transportation service industry.

You will be involved in maintaining and repairing various vehicle systems such as electrical/electronics, fuels, brakes, gear trains steering and suspension on motor vehicles and light trucks. Support topics covering various ancillary courses such as “Exploring Human Diversity,” and “Communication Strategies,” and are an integral part of the first semester. Hands-on, real work experience is an integral component of the program. The supporting technical and academic studies provide you with an opportunity to adjust to rapidly changing technology.

The program conforms to and parallels industrial practices and standards, equipping you with the skills to meet the demands of today’s job market and the challenges of tomorrow.
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