SPECIAL NOTICE: In order to maintain physical distancing and comply with public health regulations, Fanshawe may deliver this program through a blend of online and face to face classes this fall, where Ministry-approved. Students will need to have technology necessary to complete online learning and this may include a webcam, internet access and a computer. Please consult your Program Coordinator for applicability to your level of study.

Learn diverse skills in auto service - 2021/2022

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.

Automotive Service Technician video


This is an apprenticeship program.
You cannot apply to this program through ontariocolleges.ca.

Applicants need a sponsor/employer.
Your sponsor/employer must register you with:

The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Apprenticeship/Client Services
72-1200 Commissioners Road East 
London, Ontario, N5Z 4R3 
MLTSD is responsible for scheduling your in-school training at Fanshawe College.

More information about Apprenticeships at Fanshawe.

Employment Ontario
This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada.


More Information - 2021/2022

Program Details

More details

Canadian Students

Program Code

Program Coordinator:

Hans Reimer

Day Time
Ontario College Certificate