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Automotive – Motive Power Technician

This Automotive – Motive Power Technician program at Centennial College is for you if you’ve ever wondered how an engine works, or what makes a transmission drive.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 2 years
Starting in: September
Tuition Fee: $16,704
Location: Pickering, Canada

With an emphasis on motor vehicle technology, this dynamic and inclusive offering’s theoretical and practical Motive Power Technician courses will prepare you for work in the transportation industry. The trade-relevant skills and knowledge you’ll acquire will help you undertake challenging positions in a variety of employment opportunities.

In keeping with the Ministry and the Ontario College of Trades standards, the program will deliver content that meets the requirements for Level 1 and Level 2 in-school apprenticeship training. Additionally, you’ll actively participate in comprehensive hands-on training activities in fully-equipped modern transportation lab facilities.

Graduates will receive a Motive Power Technician Diploma and will be credited with all two levels of Automotive Service Technician apprenticeship in-school training.

If you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding experience where wrenches and technology meet, you’ll find it in the Automotive – Motive Power Technician program at Centennial College.

Co-op Option

The co-op option in this program will provide you with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience while you work one term as a paid employee in the field. This experience not only allows you to put classroom learning into practice but will also provide valuable contacts for future careers.

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Career Prospects

Career Outlook

  • Automotive apprentice technician
  • Automotive technician (following apprenticeship)
  • Automotive technical supervisor
  • Automotive service advisor
  • Automotive service manager
  • Automotive parts manager
  • Automotive teacher (college/high school/factory training)

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