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VCC International

Automotive Service Technology Diploma (International Cohort)

This diploma program is designed to train people for the automotive repair industry. Graduates will have acquired advanced knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to carry out their duties in a safe, ethical, and professional manner.  The two year program delivers apprenticeship training to enhance a graduate's employability as an apprentice in the industry.

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Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
January, May, September 2 years (4 terms) Diploma Broadway Full-time

Program Description

Program Description

Students will, throughout the two years, be working in a classroom and shop environment and will gain the theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience to succeed in the automotive technology industry. The initial courses of study focus on students learning and practicing tool kit use, identifying tools, mechanical technology as used on the shop floor, as well as to understand and identify design structures of tools and technology. This will all be undertaken following the principles of safety and WHMIS. Once mastery of this is achieved students will learn the theory and practice to the specific components of vehicle repairs. Throughout the classroom experience students will learn through a variety of teaching and learning styles such as group work, presentations, lectures and examinations. In the shop environment, students apply the theory they acquired in class to diagnose, service, and repair all components of vehicles through hands on projects, tasks and assessments.


The automotive industry recognizes a passing standard of 70% (combined theory and practical mark), which is adopted as the required achievement outcome of this diploma program.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.

Applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

Proof of English Proficiency

VCC welcomes international students from around the world to the college's academic or career programs.

Applicants for whom English is a second language should submit proof of English proficiency.


Program Specific

VCC welcomes international students from around the world to the college's academic or career programs.

Applicants for whom English is a second language should submit proof of English proficiency.

  1. International students must have an English language level of IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent.
  2. Students must possess a high school graduation certificate or GED or equivalent.
  3. Apprentice and workplace Math 10 or equivalent required.
  4. Relevant trades experience can be assessed for entrance into the program.

    Transcripts must be official. Unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.

Courses Schedule

Courses Schedule

 

Term 1

Automotive Electronics (IAST 1023)
course schedule schedule
6.0 credits course outline
Automotive Repair Tools (IAST 1020)
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4.0 credits  course outline
Automotive Safety (IAST 1010)
course schedule schedule
2.0 credits  course outline
Communication and Business (IAST 1015)
course schedule schedule
2.0 credits  course outline


Term 2

Automotive Methods (IAST 1030)
course schedule schedule
4.0 credits  course outline
Automotive Service (IAST 1025)
course schedule schedule
7.0 credits  course outline
Hydraulic & Mechanical Brakes (IAST 1035)
course schedule schedule
6.0 credits  course outline


Term 3

Advanced Electric/Electronics (IAST 2020)
course schedule schedule
5.0 credits  course outline
Auto Frame & Body Support (IAST 2010)
course schedule schedule
4.0 credits  course outline
Automotive Steering (IAST 2016)
course schedule schedule
7.0 credits course outline


Term 4

Electronic Ignition Systems (IAST 2025)
course schedule schedule
3.0 credits  course outline
Emission Control Systems (IAST 2040)
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3.0 credits  course outline
Engine Management Systems (IAST 2035)
course schedule schedule
4.0 credits  course outline
Fuel Delivery Systems (IAST 2030)
course schedule schedule
3.0 credits  course outline


Fees and Other costs

Fees and Other Costs:


International Application Fee $145
Tuition Fee $27,901
Student Union Fee $223
College Initiative Fee $154
Laundry Fee $617
Student Union Health Plan Fee $292
Student Union Dental Plan Fee $292
U-Pass Fee $574
Other Costs Graduation Fee - $40

Campus Resource Fee - $279

E-books - $121

Toolset Rental - $500

Coverall deposit - $85

Materials - $544

Textbooks - $506

Work boots - $100 to $250

Safety glasses - $25

Padlocks - $20 to $40



As international cohorts are exclusively for international students, international fees apply throughout the duration of the program.

Contact Us/Request Info

Contact Us/Request Info

email: study@vcc.ca

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Program: Automotive Service Technology Diploma (International Cohort)