Automotive Service Technician Vancouver Community College

About this Program

Level: Diploma in Automotive Service Technician

Discpline: Automotive Engineering

Length: 4 semesters

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Application Fee: $145.00
Tuition Fee: $32,100.00

VCC Broadway Campus

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Program Description

Learn the latest tools and techniques in automotive diagnostics and repair including engines, fuel systems, tires, brakes, electronics, and transmissions. 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

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Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.