Automotive Service Technician

Provider:​ ​Delivered at North Island College​
Location: ​Campbell River
Program start date:
(30 weeks)
September
Times: ​​Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm​
30 weeks
Cost to student: approximately $1075
Prerequisite(s):
  1. C in English 10; or C in two of Composition 10, Creative Writing 10, Literary Studies 10, New Media 10, Spoken Language 10, English First Peoples Writing 10, English First Peoples Literary Studies 10, English First Peoples New Media 10, and English First Peoples Spoken Language 10

  2. C in one of Principles of Math 10, Apprenticeship & Workplace Math 10, Workplace Math 10, Foundations of Math & Pre-Calculus 10

Recommend Shop Classes
Automotive, Electronics, Transportation Trades Sampler, Metalwork
Grad Credits: 32, plus 450-hour time credit from the ITA toward the time required to complete your apprenticeship.
* No break over high school Spring Break*
 
PATHWAY TO A NIC TRADES PROGRAM
Below are 3 sample timetables showing the pathway and required courses needed between Grade 10 - 12 so a student could take the Auto Service Technician Program in their Grade 12 year at NIC.
 
Sample Timetable #1

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

English 10

Math 10

CLE 10/Elective 10

PE 10

 

English 12

Science 11*

Socials 11 or 12 *

Elective 11 (CLE11*)

NIC Auto Service Technician

(Campbell River Campus)

 

Counts as Grade 12 Electives

 

 

Note: Requires "N" license as program is in Campbell River

English 11

Socials 10

Science 10

Elective 10/Elective 10

 

Transportation Trades Sampler
(Includes WorkPlace Math 11)

 

CLC/Capstone

 


Sample Timetable #2

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

English 10

Math 10

CLE 10/Elective 10

Elective 10/Elective 10

English 11

Science 11

Elective 11

Elective 11

 

NIC Auto Service Technician

(Campbell River Campus)

 

Counts as Grade 12 Electives

 

 

Note: Requires "N" license as program is in Campbell River

Socials 10

Science 10

PE10

Elective 10/Elective 10

 

English 12

CLC/Capstone

Socials 11 or 12

Elective 11 or 12

 

 
 
Sample Timetable #3 (SD71 WILL NOT FUND Tuition)

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

After Grade 12

English 10

Math 10

CLE 10/Elective 10

Elective 10/Elective 10

English 11

Science 11

Elective 11

Elective 11

English 12

CLC/Capstone

Elective 12

Elective 12

 

NIC Auto Service Technician

 

*NOT FUNDED

by SD71 

 

Socials 10

Science 10

PE10

Elective 10/Elective 10

Socials 11 or 12

Elective 11 (CLE11*)

Math 11

Elective 11

Transportation Trades Sampler
(Includes WorkPlace Math 11)

*Unless there is an Exceptional Circumstance that is pre-approved by the Ministry Of Education well in advance


PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS (from NIC website)

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You will train in a shop similar to that found in a normal work environment in order to develop the necessary skills to succeed. Special emphasis is placed on brake system servicing; steering, suspension service and wheel alignment; scheduled vehicle service; vehicle electrical and electronic systems; safety; and troubleshooting techniques.​

 

With successful completion of this program, graduates are eligible to write the Certificate of Qualification exam for Automotive Service Technician 1.  

 

Upon entering into an apprenticeship, graduates will receive a 450 hour time credit from the ITA toward the time required to complete their apprenticeship.

 

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District & NIC Applications, Form and Links

NIC Auto Service Technician program​

NIC auto video

If you will complete any of the following applications digitally, make sure you download and save them to your computer first before completing.  You can use the Fill & Sign feature in Adobe Acrobat Reader to sign it.

District Application - Train In Trades (Can be done at home and brought to Careers Teacher)
Student Learning Plan - Trades (Can be started at home and brought to Careers Teacher)
ITA Youth Train In Trades Application Form (To completed once accepted to program) 
Sample NIC Train In Trades Application (see school's Careers Department for actual one)  
 
NIDES Registration (Only required if your program starts in Semester 2)
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Careers Contacts

GP Vanier
Kelley Giorganni: 250-338-2110
 
Mark R Isfeld
Randy James: 250-334-4628
 
Highland
Tracey McKinney: 250-339-3617
 
Glacier View
Dawn Stevens: 250-338-2752