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Automotive Service Technician Foundation Harmonized Certificate

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North Island College follows the provincial Automotive Service Technician (AST) training program. Curriculum concentrates on areas that have been identified by the BC automotive industry and the national Red Seal standard as being most important for new employees entering the trade.

You will train in a shop similar to that found in a normal work environment in order to develop the necessary skills to succeed. Special emphasis is placed on brake system servicing; steering, suspension service and wheel alignment; scheduled vehicle service; vehicle electrical and electronic systems; safety; and troubleshooting techniques.

On successful completion of this program, you will be eligible to write the Certificate of Qualification exams for Automotive Service Technician I. Upon entering into an apprenticeship you will also receive a 450-hour time credit from the ITA toward the time required to complete your apprenticeship.


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Admission Requirements


Or successful completion of FSK 030  if the above requirements are not met.

  1. High School graduation is preferred provided the applicant meets or exceeds the stated prerequisites.

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Course Requirements

Completion Requirements

Students will be required to achieve a minimum C (Letter Grade Scale 2) in each course to pass the program. 


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