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Automotive Mechanic & Technician Programs

Overview

BCIT Automotive delivers the British Columbia provincial curricula in your choice of three offerings:

 

Route One: Apprenticeship
Automotive Technician – general option entrance requirements and Register employment with Industry Training Authority (ITA). Automotive Technician – GM (ASEP) option entrance requirements
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Automotive Technician Apprenticeship program:
First level apprenticeship training (7-weeks)
Automotive Technician GM (ASEP) Apprenticeship program::
First level apprenticeship training (8-weeks)
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Second level apprenticeship training (7-weeks) Second level apprenticeship training (8-weeks)
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Third level apprenticeship training (7-weeks) Third level apprenticeship training (8-weeks)
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Fourth level apprenticeship training (7-weeks) Fourth level apprenticeship training (8-weeks)
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Pass Red Seal inter-provincial exams Fifth level apprenticeship training (8-weeks)
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Certified
Certificate of Qualification (C of Q) and Inter-Provincial Red Seal (IP)
Pass Red Seal inter-provincial exams
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Certified
Certificate of Qualification (C of Q) and Inter-Provincial Red Seal (IP)

 

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Route Two: Certificate

Automotive Technician Foundation – general option entrance requirements

Honda/Acura Foundation option entrance requirements

Toyota Foundation option entrance requirements

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Automotive Technician Foundation program (certificate, 30 weeks)

Honda/Acura Foundation option (certificate, 32 weeks)

Toyota Foundation option (certificate, 32 weeks)

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Register employment with Industry Training Authority (ITA) Automotive Service Technician and Operations (ASTO) Co-op general option entrance requirements
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Automotive Technician Apprenticeship program
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Second level apprenticeship training (7-weeks)
Automotive Service Technician and Operations Co-op
Term 2 (12 weeks)
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Third level apprenticeship training (7-weeks) Automotive Service Technician and Operations Co-op
Term 3 (12 weeks)
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Fourth level apprenticeship training (7-weeks) Paid co-op work experience
Term 2 (22 weeks)
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Pass Red Seal inter-provincial exams Automotive Service Technician and Operations Co-op
Term 4 (12 weeks)
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Certified
Certificate of Qualification (C of Q) and Inter-Provincial Red Seal (IP)
Optional
Acquire additional 4,360 hours of apprenticeship work based training,
pass Red Seal inter-provincial exams to receive Certificate of Qualification (C of Q) and Inter-Provincial Red Seal (IP)
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Post-Diploma Bachelor Degree Options
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Option One
Bachelor of Business Administration
BCIT School of Business
Full-time or Part-time
Option Two
Bachelor of Technology
BCIT School of Transportation
Part-time

 

 

Route Three: Co-op Diploma

Automotive Service Technician and Operations (ASTO) Co-op general option entrance requirements

Ford ASSET option entrance requirements

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Automotive Service Technician and Operations program (ASTO) (diploma)

  • Term One – 13 weeks
  • Term One paid co-op work experience – 22 weeks
  • Term Two – 12 weeks
  • Term Three – 12 weeks
  • Term Three paid co-op work experience – 22 weeks
  • Term four – 12 weeks
  • Graduation
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Optional
Acquire additional 4,360 hours of apprenticeship work based training,
pass Red Seal inter-provincial exams to receive Certificate of Qualification (C of Q) and Inter-Provincial Red Seal (IP)
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Post-Diploma Bachelor Degree Options
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Option One
Bachelor of Business Administration
BCIT School of Business
Full-time or Part-time
Option Two
Bachelor of Technology
BCIT School of Transportation
Part-time

 

Note: Program pathway map is subject to change