The Automotive Technology program provides students with the opportunity to explore the exciting world of the automotive industry. Automotive Technology career opportunities available to automotive technology graduates include apprentice automotive service technician, heavy duty/agricultural service technician, service consultant, parts advisor, parts rebuilder, maintenance technician, specialty/after-market technician or sales consultant.
This program will appeal to students who are patient, have a mechanical and technical aptitude who enjoy working with their hands, have strong problem solving skills, and can work independently or in a group.
Automotive Technology is an approved apprenticeship program through the “Provincial Accreditation Through High School” (PATHS) agreement.
Students who successfully complete the accredited program with an accumulative average of 70% or better in the trade subjects and level for which the program was accredited, will be eligible to receive credit for their Level 1 Technical Training when they register with Manitoba Apprenticeship. Students who complete all 8 approved courses with a minimum of 70% will receive the Automotive Technology Accreditation Number on their transcript giving credit for the Automotive Service Technician Program Level 1. This accreditation will be valid for four (4) years from the time it is issued.
Students will be required to complete at least 8 courses over the course of the program to qualify for the Senior Years Technology Education Diploma.