This specialized training program has been designed to meet the need for skilled technicians who can diagnose and repair the sophisticated systems in today's motor vehicles. It is also for those with an interest in automotive, but who aspire to management positions in the industry. The automotive industry needs skilled administrative personnel who have technical as well as business training, to manage the growing automotive service business.
This AST program is comprised of three technical training terms and two co-op work terms in an automotive repair facility.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive an Automotive Service Technician Diploma and qualify for credit towards all four levels of technical training requirements in the Provincial AST Apprenticeship program and 2000 hours of time service requirement.
Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.
Are you an international student? Are you a mechanically-inclined, hands-on problem solver who could benefit from professional preparatory training?
The alternate mode of entry into the Automotive Service Technician Diploma Program may be the right choice for you.
There are two recommended options. Upon successful completion of the requirements in either option, students are able to begin the Automotive Service Technician Program Diploma Program (20 months full time).
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