Class Descriptions

The curriculum standard for the Automotive Service Technician trade program is based upon the on-the-job performance objectives, located in the industry-approved training standard and is organized into reportable subjects, such as:

  • Work Practices
  • Engine Systems
  • Electrical / Electronic and Emissions Systems
  • Drive Train Systems
  • Suspension / Steering and Brake Systems

The in-school program focuses primarily on the theoretical knowledge and the essential skills required to support the performance objectives of the Apprenticeship Training Standards.  The practical portion of the in-school program is used to reinforce theoretical knowledge. Skill training is provided on the job.

Requirements

  • Students should plan well in advance for this option
  • Students should complete all compulsory courses prior to Semester 2 of their final year (eg. schedule ENG4C in semester 1)
  • Students should be in conversation with a coop teacher or potential employer about apprenticeship registration
  • Students are required to have an RTA (Registered Trade Agreement) with an employer licensed in the skilled trade

Notes

  • Classes are held at Guelph Campus
  • A parking pass is provided but students will need to be able to get to the campus on their own
  • All required PPE will be provided

Schedule

February – April

COOP through student’s home school

May – June

Level 1 Training through Conestoga College

MON TUES WED THURS FRIDAY

8:00-12:00

2:00-5:00

8:00-11:00

12:00-5:00

8:00-12:00

1:00-5:00

8:00-11:00

12:00-3:00

8:00-10:00

12:00-4:00

*sample schedule from 2021