You want to be an automotive service technician. You want to work on cars, trucks and other vehicles performing repairs, conducting preventative maintenance and diagnosing faulty operations. You’re comfortable working under the hood, adjusting and repairing mechanical systems.
But you want to learn more, like how to work on steering systems, braking systems, drive trains, vehicle suspensions and electrical and air conditioning systems. Maybe you want to specialize in repairing, rebuilding and servicing specific parts, like transmissions, engines or electrical components.
At NAIT, where we’ve been training automotive service apprentices since 1963 , we’re here to teach you everything you need to know.
NAIT provides the General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP). We are the only training institute in Alberta to offer this program >> Read more
The Automotive Service Technician program offers a 16-week pre-employment certificate option that can be taken without needing to be an indentured apprentice
Here are a few other subjects covered in the Automotive Service Technician program at NAIT:
- using related tools and equipment, including oxy-acetylene welding torches
- using computerized equipment to monitor, diagnose and troubleshoot vehicle problems
- performing wheel alignments
- dismantling faulty assemblies and repairing/replacing worn or damaged parts
- performing scheduled maintenance services, such as oil changes, lubrications and tune-ups