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This diploma is designed to train international students for the automotive repair industry. Graduates will have acquired advanced knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to carry out their duties in a safe, ethical, and professional manner. Graduates will also acquire extensive skills to apply practical, communication, and business skills to be successful employees in the industry.

Graduate Outcomes

Graduates of this program may find employment in the automotive repair sector.

What you will learn

Upon successful completion, students of the Automotive Service Technology Diploma will have acquired the skills and knowledge to:

Practice safely including complying with WorkSafe BC and WHMIS regulations
Apply employability and communication skills while working in a businesslike manner
Utilize hand, measuring, and power tools and equipment safely and effectively
Provide general automotive maintenance services including lubrication and fluids, belts and hoses, exterior lamps, body trim and hardware, tires and wheels, non-friction bearings and spindles and hubs
Assess, diagnose and service hydraulic, drum brake, disc brake, power assist and anti-lock brake systems
Assess, diagnose and service steering systems
Assess, diagnose and service suspension systems
Describe and diagnose electrical, electronic, and ignition systems
Analyze and diagnose On Board Diagnostic (OBD) System Data using advanced electrical test equipment including computer controls, multiplex and network systems
Identify and service fuel delivery systems, fuel types, alternate fuels, and gasoline fuel injection components
Describe and test engine management systems including input sensors and output actuators
Describe new vehicle technology and hybrid systems
Describe and service vehicle Pre and Post Combustion Systems, emissions, Test OBD-II Evaporative Emission System, and Perform exhaust gas analysis

What to expect

Students in the Automotive Service Technology Diploma will, throughout the 2 years, be working in a classroom and shop environment and will gain the theoretical knowledge and hands on experience to succeed in the automotive technology industry. The initial courses of study focus on students learning and practicing tool kit use, identifying tools, mechanical technology as used on the shop floor, as well as to understand and identify design structures of tools and technology. This will all be undertaken following the principles of safety and WHMIS. Once mastery of this is achieved, students will learn the theory and practice to the specific components of vehicle repairs.

Throughout the classroom experience students will learn through a variety of teaching and learning styles such as group work, presentations, lectures and examinations.

In the shop environment, students apply the theory they acquired in class to diagnose, service, and repair all components of vehicles through hands on projects, tasks and assessments.

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Vancouver Community College

Öğrenim seçenekleri

Full Time (2 yıl)

Okul ücreti
CAD$16,371.00 (TRY 175,372) Yıllık
CAN $32,742 (estimated based on 2021-22 rates, effective until August 2022)
Başvuru Tarihi

31 March 2022, 31 July 2022

Başlangıç tarihi

Ocak 2022, Mayıs 2022, Eylül 2022


VCC Broadway Campus

1155 East Broadway,


British Columbia (BC),

V5T 4V5, Canada

Giriş koşulları

Uluslararası öğrenciler için

Grade 12 graduation, or equivalent

English Entrance Requirements

English 11 with a C grade, or

IELTS Academic overall 6.0 (no band less than 5.5)

TOEFL: Overall 70 Listening 16 Speaking 18 Reading 18 Writing 18

Seçtiğiniz bölüme bağlı olarak farklı IELTS koşulları olabilir.


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