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Automotive Service Management AUTO 3160

Automotive Mechanics Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​​This online course introduces participants to staffing, finances, marketing and shop administration associated with the automotive service and repair industry. Potential candidates are: upgrading technicians, career transitioners, service support staff, and those seeking general knowledge for a career in automotive management. Topics discussed, but not limited to are: sales potential, profitability, expense control, working with vendors, understanding staff motivational factors, and we will answer the questions; "where do all the numbers come from and what do they mean?". You should have some general knowledge of the repair industry in order for this course to be meaningful to you. If you are new to the automotive repair industry then consider taking AUTO 2160 before attempting this course as the terminology and concepts used within this course may create an unnecessarily steep learning curve for you. ​

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

2.0

Domestic fees

$509.81

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of AUTO 3160 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 88157

Duration

Tue Feb 13 - Wed Feb 28 (3 weeks)

  • 3 weeks
  • CRN 88157
  • Domestic fees $509.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 13 - Feb 28 Tue, Wed, Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Naveen Jit

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$509.81

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of AUTO 3160 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 67105

Duration

Tue Apr 30 - Wed May 15 (3 weeks)

  • 3 weeks
  • CRN 67105
  • Domestic fees $509.81
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 30 - May 15 Tue, Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$509.81

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This on-line course shifts learning beyond traditional course content and curriculum structuring to deliver personalized learning paths that continually adjust and guide learners toward academic success. Course learning materials are included within the on-line learning environment. To register, please list an email that you will check often and one that will be used for course primary mode of communication.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify staffing requirements of service facilities and workplace trends
  • Determine necessary equipment and tooling requirements for a service area
  • Identify service pricing and marketing strategies
  • Explore operating cycles of automotive repair facilities focusing on sales and expenses
  • Identify areas of business expense and ways to control it
  • Forecast primary level business plan with projected sales revenue, gross and net profitability
  • Analyze financial statements and their alignment to automotive business trends

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

Automotive Service Management (AUTO 3160) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Automotive Service Management Essentials
    Microcredential Part-time

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