Program Overview

Automotive Service Technician is a two-year Ontario College Certificate Apprenticeship program. Students will learn how to diagnose, repair and maintain engines. Students will have the opportunity to specialize in an area of automotive service. Graduates will feel confident entering the workforce after applying their skills and knowledge in an apprenticeship component.

Program Details

Program Code
Ontario College Certificate

Your Learning Experience

The technology within automobiles is changing every year. Vehicles are technological marvels that use computers to make them run properly and smoothly. These vehicles need highly trained mechanics with specialized skills to keep people safe on the road.  The Automotive Service Technician (Day Release) will help you gain these specialized skills to drive your career forward.


Students will learn to diagnose, repair and maintain engines and many electrical and electronic systems in cars, trucks and buses. Additionally, students have the opportunity to specialize in engines and fuel systems, electrical and electronic systems, suspension or brakes. The apprenticeship component of the program allows students to test their skills in the real world, on real vehicles.


This is an apprenticeship program. You cannot apply to this program through Applicants need a sponsor/employer. Your sponsor/employer must register you with:

Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLITSD)
Apprenticeship/Client Services
72-1200 Commissioners Road East 
London, Ontario, N5Z 4R3 
MLTSD is responsible for scheduling your in-school training at Fanshawe College.


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Learning Outcomes


Program Coordinator:

David Vollmer