British Columbia Institute of Technology

Automotive Service Technician and Operations

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Program Information

School:British Columbia Institute of Technology
Faculty:School of Transportation
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Description:The Automotive Service Technician and Operations (ASTO) program has been designed to meet the need for skilled technicians who can diagnose and repair the sophisticated systems in today's motor vehicles. It is also for those with an interest in automotive, but who aspire to run their own business or assume customer service and management positions in the industry.

This program offers maximum career flexibility, enabling graduates to pursue their Automotive Service Technician Red Seal certification with the option for post-diploma baccalaureate pathways in business administration and technology management.
URL:Automotive Service Technician and Operations at British Columbia Institute of Technology
Length:2 Year(s)
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.

  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Communications  or  Grade12 English 

Applicants must have: two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following: English 12 (50%) or Communications 12 (67%) or 3.0 credits of post-secondary English, humanities or social sciences (50%) from a recognized institution or BCIT English Trades Entry Assessment (for applicants who have two years of education in an English-speaking country only); and one of the following: any Math 11 or BCIT Math Trades Entry Assessment.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. B] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

* 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 29, 2020