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Automotive Technology

​Tec-Voc’s Automotive Technology program is one of the finest high school Vocational courses in the province. This program is designed to develop an understanding of the basic purpose, construction, operation and service of all components / assemblies of an automobile. Students will benefit from “hands-on” experiences as they service, diagnose and repair vehicles using state of the art tools and equipment.


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• Engine Design
• Basic Service
• Chassis & Brakes
• Drive Line Components
• Engine Remanufacturing
• Fuel Delivery Systems
• Electrical Systems and Diagnosis
• Fuel Management Systems

Grade 10

(POMV20) An introduction to Automotive Mechanics. Areas of study are: Safety and general shop practice, engine design and operation, basic vehicle maintenance and repair. 2 Credits
 

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(POMV30) In the second year, the course becomes more specific. Areas of study are: Engine reconditioning, drive lines and components, brake systems, fuel systems and chassis servicing. Students will spend approximately 60% of their time servicing and repairing a variety of vehicles that are booked into the shop
on a weekly basis. The remaining 40% of the course will focus on the study of theoretical aspects of automotive repair within a classroom setting. 4 Credits
 

Grade 12

(POMV40) In the third year, the focus shifts to chassis electrical systems / components, electronic fuel management control systems / components and computerized engine diagnostics and correction. Also, there will be an extensive work experience component where each student will be sent to a car dealership, or other licensed automotive repair facility where they will work with a license automotive technician. 4 Credits

Automotive Technology Opportunities

 Begin your career at one of these places:
• automotive dealership
• automotive service centres
• lube centres
• front-end alignment centres
• muffler shops
• remanufacturing shops
• transmission shops
• tune-up centres

Opportunities in other related areas:
• small engine repair shops
• automotive parts sales
• collision repair shops
• automotive detailing
• custom audio/alarm installation
• vehicle sales
• engine machine shops

Students who enroll in our automotive course can reduce the length of their apprenticeship by maintaining a 70% average throughout the three year program. Upon graduation they will receive level 1 Apprenticeship status in Motor Vehicle Mechanics from us and can begin their career in the automotive service industry. Please contact us for complete information on our apprenticeship program.

For more information about the Automotive Technology program at Tec-Voc,  please contact: • MR. B. MOODIE • MR. P. DEL GROSSO • MR. R. ROY • MR. D. SIGNORE

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