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Mechanic at Work

Automotive

Start Dates

Duration

September

1800 Hours

60 weeks

30 hours per week

(Sept - June)

Delivery

Theoretical

Practical

in class learning

Fees & Costs

Quebec Tuition $0 

Textbooks & Materials $550

Is Automotive for you?

Program Description

All classes are taught in WQCC’s state of the art facility, where you have the opportunity to use up to date equipment and learn about advanced technology in the automotiven field. Over the course of the 1800 hour program students will complete 29 different modules encompassing all aspects of the automotive trade.

Time Commitment

This is a 60 week course with start dates in September every year. The program consists of in class or shop learning from 8:30 to 3:20 Monday to Friday. The day is broken into 2 blocks of 3 hour with 50 minutes for lunch.

Delivery Method

All modules are divided into 2 categories, either theory or practical. Theory modules take place in the classroom as a group using books, handouts, and our online resources. The practical learning takes place in our state of the art shop where students work alone or as part of a group to complete assignments.

Contact
100 Frank Robinson
Gatineau, Quebec

(819) 684-1770
wqcc@wqsb.qc.ca

Admission conditions

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree. OR;

  • Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning. OR;

  • Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning. OR;

  • Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.
     

Functional prerequisites

  • This section identifies the modules or course codes for the actual programs of study in adult general education that are specific prerequisites in language of instruction and mathematics. Functional prerequisites includes the successful completion of specific prerequisites as well as the general development test (GDT). When a DVS doesn't require specific prerequisites in language of instruction or in mathematics, a dash ( - ) is displayed in the appropriate cell. For programs that lead to an AVS, specific prerequisites and the GDT do not apply (N/A).

Program Content

Looking for a little more detail?  These are the competencies covered in Automotive

Module
Module Code
Module Hours
Avoid health, safety and environmental hazards
843-412
30
Find technical information about motor vehicles
843-423
45
Perform heating, welding and cutting operations
843-433
45
Do shop work
843-445
75
Establish interpersonal relationships at work
843-452
30
Inspect internal combustion engines
843-465
75
Repair internal combustion engines
843-476
90
Inspect road-holding systems
843-484
60
Repair road-holding systems
843-496
90
Inspect electrical and electronic systems
843-506
90
Repair lighting systems
843-514
60
Inspect basic computer-controlled systems
843-524
60
Inspect transmission systems
843-536
90
Repair transmission systems
843-547
105
Inspect starting and charging systems and electromagnetic accessories
843-555
75
Repair starting and charging systems and electromagnetic accessories
843-565
75
Inspect engine and passenger compartment temperature control systems
843-573
45
Maintain and repair engine and passenger compartment temperature control systems
843-583
45
Inspect active and passive safety systems
843-593
45
Repair active and passive safety systems
843-604
60
Do general maintenance on a motor vehicle
843-614
60
Inspect electronic ignition systems
843-624
60
Repair electronic ignition systems
843-634
60
Inspect electronic injection and antipollution systems
843-644
60
Maintain and repair electronic injection and antipollution systems
843-655
75
Inspect the drive train
843-665
75
Carry out a job search
843-671
15
Enter the work force
843-686
90

Our Partners

We have developed strong local relationships with the following partners.

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