AUTOMOBILE MECHANICS – PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
Perform preventive and corrective mechanic work, inspect vehicles with the goal of identifying, finding the cause and the source of operating problems; performing repairs, replacing parts and making adjustments on different vehicle systems, operating tests, procedure for installing accessories and optional equipment and adhering to health, safety and environmental laws and regulations.
|Sector||Motorized Equipment Maintenance (10)|
|Number of Credits||120|
|Total Hours||1800 hours|
To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:
Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor’s degree.
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning.
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test, or recognition of equivalent learning.
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.