Automotive Service Technician – Vermilion Campus

The following table summarizes the topics/skills for each training period.

For complete details, check the automotive service technician course outline, or check on Trade Secrets, the Alberta government's Apprentice & Industry Training branch website.
Automotive Service Technician 1st Period View More ∇
1st Period - 240 hours
Safety, Materials and Tools
43 hours
Suspension and Steering 93 hours
Brake Systems 43 hours
Electrical 1 43 hours
Basic Maintenance
18 hours


Information is from the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training document Automotive Service Technician Course Outline. These details may be subject to revision.
Automotive Service Technician 2nd Period View More ∇
2nd Period - 240 hours
Engines 100 hours
Manual Transmissions,
Transaxles & Clutches
26 hours
Transfer Cases   18 hours
Drive Axle Assemblies
42 hours
Electrical 2
54 hours


Information is from the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training document Automotive Service Technician Course Outline. These details may be subject to revision.
Automotive Service Technician 3rd Period View More ∇
3rd Period - 240 hours
Electrical 3 63 hours
Ignition Systems
33 hours
Fuel Systems 57 hours
Emission Control Systems 14 hours
Electrical Systems Diagnosis 73 hours


Information is from the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training document Automotive Service Technician Service Outline. These details may be subject to revision.
Automotive Service Technician 4th Period View More ∇
4th Period - 240 hours
Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles  114 hours
Diesal Fuel Systems    42 hours
Heating, Ventilation & Air
Conditioning (HVAC) systems
36 hours
Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV)
18 hours
Vehicle System Management,
Integration & Vehicle Networks
12 hours
Workplace Coaching Skills &
Advisory Network & Red Seal Standards
18 hours


Information is from the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training document Automotive Service Technician Course Outline. These details may be subject to revision.
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