Fanshawe College

Motive Power Technician - Automotive

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Program Information

School:Fanshawe College
Faculty:School of Transportation Technology and Apprenticeship
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Description:In our auto mechanic course, you'll learn all there is to know about internal combustion spark ignition engines, power trains and related modern vehicle systems in cutting-edge shops and with state-of-the-art tools and diagnosing equipment. You'll also learn to communicate effectively, diagnose and solve problems logically and undertake responsible work tasks with minimum supervision in the pursuit of your mechanic certification.
When you graduate from our auto mechanic courses, you'll have the skills necessary to find work with motive power equipment manufacturers, oil companies or industrial, commercial and passenger vehicle manufacturers. Our mechanic courses prepare you so that you can even work for motive power equipment dealers in servicing, parts, warranty claims, merchandising sales and insurance estimating, with advancement possibilities to supervisory and administrative positions. Upon successful completion of our auto mechanic course, you'll also be well-prepared to enter the workplace in the Automotive Service Technician apprenticeship, and depending upon Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) policies, may also gain credit for completion of in-school training for this particular apprenticeship.
URL:Motive Power Technician - Automotive at Fanshawe College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,509
Careers:Auto Mechanics/TechniciansAuto Body Repairers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (M), or Open (O) stream OR Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) OR Pre-Technology Ontario College Certificate OR Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) OR Mature Applicant with appropriate preparation

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79]

    * 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 July 15, 2021