Automotive Level 1 and/or Level 2 Apprentice program


Technology has significantly affected the automotive industry resulting in today’s vehicles being significantly more advanced from those manufactured 5 years ago. The introduction of low fuel consumption & emissions, fuel injection and sophisticated computer systems has ceased the days of ‘backyard repairs’.

OSTTC’s unique blend of classroom and hand on training will produce well trained individuals ready to join the automotive service trade with accountability, pride and discipline.

Admission Requirement:

Must be a Registered Apprentice prior to program, with an employer
Formal interview with Administrative Officer
Grade 12 or equivalent
G1 driver’s classification to enter program
G2 driver’s license classification prior to completion of training

Course Outline and Information:

Topics for both manual and automatic systems include:

  • Introduction to safety – personal and workspace
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Brakes and anti-lock brake traction control system
  • suspension, differentials
  • Electrical system and computerized controls
  • Engine installation, disassembly and troubleshooting
  • Ignition system, fuel system, emission system – air care
  • General maintenance, transmissions, and tires
  • Drive lines and power trains
  • Exhaust, cooling, and steering

Additional Courses Covered:

  • WHMIS
  • Service manual labour guide via computer, estimating and invoicing
  • Portfolio Development

Hours and Duration:
8-10 weeks program, Monday to Friday 9am to 4 pm.