Mohawk College

Motive Power Technician

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Program Information

School:Mohawk College
Faculty:School of Skilled Trades
Field of Study:Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Description:An in-depth training program focused on developing diagnostic, repair, and maintenance skills for motive power systems. This program will teach students how to: analyze and solve motive power system problems; diagnose and repair mechanical, electrical and electronic components and systems using a variety of troubleshooting techniques and test tools; ensure safe work practices and develop skills in project management, quality control and assurance; and enhance communication, customer service and computer skill.
URL:Motive Power Technician at Mohawk College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,335

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program. Compulsory ancillary fees are included.
Careers:Auto Mechanics/TechniciansAuto Body Repairers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Mathematics 
Applicants are required to have an OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent, and Grade 10 Mathematics, D or P. Applicants are also recommended to have Grade 12 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C).
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]
Application Notes : All classes in Mohawk College are provided in English. Students whose first language is not English are expected to prove their proficiency with one of the following: successful completion of GAS-EAP (478) Program Level 8 with 70%; TOEFL minimum score of 550 (80 Internet based); IELTS minimum score of 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.5; or an Ontario Secondary School Diploma & English Credit (Grade 12 U, M or C) issued from a public school board. For more information on English Language Requirements, please visit:

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on March 09, 2023