Automotive Service Technician | Foundation
In 2021/2022 this trades program via Distributed Learning with a focus on blended delivery. Trades students must prepare for in-person learning on campus where practical components of training. Learn more about Distributed Learning at CMTN.
The Automotive Service Technician Foundation Training gives students the technical skills and knowledge to repair, adjust and replace mechanical parts in automobiles and light trucks. The full-time, 30-week program covers all the theory and practical components necessary for the first-year Automotive Service Technician Certificate, and provides a complement of valuable industry skills.
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Dates and locations
|September 8, 2020- April 16, 2021||Terrace Campus|
|September 7, 2021 - April 14, 2022||Terrace Campus|
Future planned intakes may be subject to change. Please check back to confirm availability.
|Faculty Member||Campus Location|
|Perform Safety Related Functions|
|Use Tools, Equipment and Documentation|
|Use Communication & Mentoring Techniques|
|Diagnose and Repair Driveline Systems|
|Diagnose & Repair Elctrcl Systems & Comp|
|Diagnose & Repaid Steering, Suspension,|
|Diagnose & Repair Restraint Systems, Bod|
|Diagnose & Repair Hybrid & Electric Vehi|
- Grade 12 Graduation Required OR Mature Student
- English Studies 10 , English First Peoples 10 or equivalent
- Apprenticeship Workplace Math 10 or higher
- Successful completion of a CAT Assessment Test
- Permission of Instructor
Unless otherwise noted, "Permission of Instructor" may be used to accept a student into a course(s) when the student does not meet course prerequisites and/or does not attain the required threshold on entry assessments. See the Admission and Registration section on the website for details on this policy.
Learners should be aware that many employers require Grade 12 completion.
Trades learners are encouraged to enhance their employability by enrolling in Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level 1. OFA courses are scheduled throughout the year at CMTN.
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|Full Time:||30 Weeks||30 Weeks|
|Student Union Fees:1||$83.98||$83.98|
|Health and Dental Insurance*:||$250.00||$548.75|
These fees are term based and may vary due to the length of the program.
Please note that these are approximate costs and may vary.
The Coast Mountain Students Union (CMSU) is pleased to announce that Extended Health and Dental Insurance has been approved by student referendum held in March 2021. Additional information will be provided by CMSU July 2021, including details of the coverage and directions for the opt out process for students with equivalent coverage. For any inquiries about the plan or referendum, please contact Golnoosh Namazi, email@example.com
Basic Health insurance is mandatory for all international students. Health insurance costs will be charged every term until students provide proof of MSP.
Books & supplies
Books are available at the CMTN Campus Store. Please check your local campus for details.
Tool kits are available for purchase at the registration office. Kits are limited and reserved for students enrolled in specific Trades programs only. Tool kits do not include the required PPE and Supplies on the TOOLS/SUPPLIES LIST. Prices are subject to change without notice.
In addition to the fees outlined in the Program Fees section, the following additional costs apply:
- Purchase of necessary learning resources (available at the CMTN Campus Store)
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Classroom Supplies
- Appropriate clothing