Automotive Technology

CampusStart DateTuition/Fees
Saint JohnSeptember 2019 (Year 1 is offered in Saint John and the second year of the program is offered in Moncton) Cost Estimate
MonctonSeptember 2019 Cost Estimate

Program Overview

Automotive Technicians know how to keep fuel efficient, clean running, high performing vehicles on the road. Through a blend of classroom and practical work, you'll learn how to diagnose, service, and repair complex components using mechanical skills and electronic diagnostic equipment. This apprenticeable trade will prepare you well for contemporary computerized shops. With options for further study or work experience, your road ahead is wide open.


The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two academic years of full-time study.

Students can exit at the end of year one and obtain Automotive Service Technician certification.


Admission Requirements

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  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency

    (NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)

    Career Possibilities

    As a graduate of this program you may be employed in private or dealer automotive repair shops, trade-related fields such as distributors of automobile parts, specialty repair shops or warranty specialists for manufacturers. Automotive Technicians are employed by service facilities, car and truck dealerships and by large organizations that own fleet vehicles. Experienced Automotive Technicians may advance to service manager or shop foreman. Some Automotive Technicians open their own repair facilities.

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    NOC Codes

    7321 - Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
    7535 - Other automotive mechanical installers and servicers
    9522 - Motor vehicle assemblers, inspectors and testers

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