• Learn diverse skills in auto service - 2019/2020

    Today's automobiles are not made of just steel and rubber. They're technological marvels that use computers to make sure all of the components and systems are running smoothly and properly. They also need highly trained mechanics with specialized skills to keep them safe and on the road. If you're excited by the opportunity to learn cutting-edge vehicle repair techniques for a dynamic career, the Automotive Service Technician (Day Release) [Apprenticeship] program will help drive your dreams forward.

    You'll learn how to diagnose, repair and maintain engines and many electrical and electronic systems in cars, trucks and buses. You'll also have the opportunity to specialize in engines and fuel systems, electrical and electronic systems, suspension or brakes. You'll be able to follow your interests and streamline your skills. You'll also complete an apprenticeship component of the program, allowing you to earn real cash while testing your skills out in the real world, on real vehicles, with your future colleagues and business partners.

    If your interests in fixing vehicles are diverse and you're not sure if this is the right program for you, book a tour today and find out where your career dreams can take you.

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    Automotive Service Technician-2019/2020

    Level 1 - Basic
    Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
    MVMC-1036Work Practices1.5
    This course will enable the students to gain an understanding of the purpose, construction and operating principles of fasteners, bearings, seals and sealants as applied to the automotive industry. The student will also gain an understanding of the purpose, construction and operating principles of precision measuring tools as well as oxyacetylene, heating and cutting tools.
    MVMC-1037Engines Systems2.5
    This course will enable the students to: explain the operating characteristics of internal combustion engines, perform engine disassembly/reassembly procedures according to acceptedindustry standards, explain the construction and operating principles of cylinder block assembly components, perform recommended inspection/testing of cylinder block and components andexplain recommended rebuilding procedures, explain the operation of crankshafts and bearingsand perform recommended inspection/measuring procedures.
    MVMC-1038Electrical/Electronics & Emissions Syst6
    This course will enable the students to gain an understanding of the purpose, construction and operating principles of electrical fundamentals, circuits and components as applied to the automotive industry. The student will also gain an understanding of the purpose, construction and operating principles of fuel systems.
    MVMC-1039Drive Train Systems2.5
    This course will enable the students to gain an understanding of the purpose and principles of operation of a vehicles suspension, steering and braking systems components. As well the student will gain a working knowledge of test equipment and service repair procedures.
    MVMC-1040Suspension, Steering & Brakes Systems2.5
    This course will enable the students to gain an understanding of the purpose and principles of operation of a vehicles suspension, steering and braking systems components. As well the student will gain a working knowledge of test equipment and service repair procedures.

    Level 2 - Intermed
    Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
    MVMC-3024Work Practices1.5
    This course will enable the students to gain an understanding of the purpose, construction and operating principles of heating and air conditioning systems as applied to the automotive industry. The student will also gain knowledge of various government acts as applied to the automotive industry.
    MVMC-3025Engine Systems2.5
    This course will enable the students to gain an understanding of the purpose and principles of operation of an internal combustion engines components, including: Cylinder Block, Crankshaft, Pistons, Camshaft and the Valve Train. As well the student will gain a working knowledge of engine mechanical test equipment and service repair procedures.
    MVMC-3026Electrical/Electronics & Emissions Syst5
    This course will enable the students to gain an understanding of the purpose, construction and operating principles of electrical systems and components as applied to the automotive industry. The student will also gain an understanding of the purpose, construction and operating principles of fuel systems.
    MVMC-3027Drive Train Systems2.5
    This course will provide an in-depth study of the design features, operating principles, static and dynamictest procedures of power transmission and driveline systems. The student will also learn to evaluate system problems logically, describe and perform service repair operations.
    MVMC-3028Suspension, Steering & Brakes Systems2.5
    This course will provide an in-depth study of the design features, operating principles, static and dynamic test procedures of power transmission and driveline systems. The student willalso learn to evaluate system problems logically, describe and perform service repair operations.

    Level 3 - Advanced
    Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
    MVMC-5011Work Practices1.5
    This course will enable the students to gain an understanding of the purpose, construction and operating principles of heating and air conditioning systems as applied to the automotive industry. The student will also gain knowledge of various government acts as applied to the automotive industry.
    MVMC-5012Engine Systems2.5
    This course will enable the students to gain an understanding of the purpose and principles of operation of an internal combustion engines components, including: Cylinder Block, Crankshaft, Pistons, Camshaft and the Valve Train. As well the student will gain a working knowledge of engine mechanical test equipment and service repair procedures.
    MVMC-5013Electrical/Electronics & Emissions Syst5
    This course will enable the students to gain an understanding of electrical / electronic circuit diagnosis and applied test equipment as applied to the automotive industry. The student will also gain an understanding of engine management including; ignition systems, gasoline/diesel electronic fuel injection,superchargers/turbochargers and emissions control systems. Principles of operation, diagnosis, and servicing supplemental inflatable restraint systems will also be covered.
    MVMC-5014Drive Train Systems2.5
    This course will enable the students to gain an understanding of the purpose, construction and operatingprinciples of automatic transaxles, four wheel drive transfer cases, front axle assemblies and drivelines asapplied to the automotive industry. The student will also gain an understanding of the servicing and repairprocedures of automatic transmissions.
    MVMC-5015Suspension, Steering & Brakes Systems2.5
    This course will enable the students to gain an understanding of the purpose and principles of operationof a vehicles suspension, steering and braking systems components. As well the student will gain a working knowledge of test equipment and service repair procedures.

    Program Residency
    Student Must Complete a Minimum of 11 credits in this
    program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
    requirement and graduate from this program

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