FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS AUTDF-DP Automotive Technician-Diploma

Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
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ACCR-9100AC-227 Accreditation for Level 2
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AUTO-2061Automotive Electrical
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The Automotive Electrical course is the foundation for all the other electrical courses within the Diploma program. Students will learn proficient and safe use of general test equipment such as voltmeter, ohmmeter and ammeter. Engaging students with a large amount of practical activities throughout the course, students will learn schematics and automotive related electrical components such as bulbs, switches, relays and circuit protection. Students will have the opportunity to learn electrical theory through a series of experiments including electromagnetism. 

AUTO-2063Starting and Charging
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The Starting and Charging course is designed to be an advanced course focusing on safely and accurately testing starting and charging systems. Students will go through these systems in-depth, both conventional and computer-controlled systems. Students will test and diagnose live vehicles with various issues related to both systems.

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AUTO-2064Engine Management
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The students will learn how to safely diagnose fuel and ignition systems as well as advanced engine management systems. Students will learn and test all the applicable sensors used in modern engine management systems, scan tool interpretation and usage.

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AUTO-2071Electrical Diagnosis
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AUTO-2077Manual Transmissions, Clutches, and Differentials
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This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to diagnose and repair manual transmissions, clutches, and differentials when working with today’s automotive vehicles and light trucks. Beginning with terminology and safe work practices, this course covers the various types, and their components and operation with an emphasis on the procedures used to adjust, diagnose, and repair driveline components. 

AUTO-2081Suspension, Steering, and Alignment
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This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to diagnose and repair steering and suspension systems on today’s automotive vehicles and light trucks. Beginning with terminology and safe work practices this course covers types of steering and suspension systems, steering geometry principles, types of electronically controlled suspension systems and their components and operation. This course also covers procedures used to adjust, diagnose, repair, and replace a variety of suspension systems and components, including the procedure to perform a wheel alignment.

AUTO-2090HVAC
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This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills for working on the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in today’s vehicles. Beginning with terminology and safe work practices, this course covers the principles of the refrigeration cycle, types of heating and refrigeration systems, types of HVAC systems and their components and operation; the course also covers the procedures used to diagnose, repair, and replace HVAC systems and related components.

AUTO-2091Vehicle Emissions and Performance
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AUTO-2092Electric Vehicles
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AUTO-2210Engine Diagnosis and Repair
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This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to confidently perform advance engine repairs. Students will perform diagnosis and evaluation of engine problems, including engine noises, related accessory noises, perform cylinder balance, perform vacuum leaks, testing crank case pressure, testing cylinder leak down testing. This course includes complete engine dis-assembly and re-assembly.

AUTO-3030Advanced Vehicle Service
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The Advanced Vehicle Service course is the final section of the two year Automotive Technology Course. This course has been designed to incorporate all of the subject areas taken over the past two years and allow the student to enhance their skills and complete any practical tasks required for their portfolio. Emphasis will be placed on improving areas of weakness and to help prepare them to enter the workforce by improving communication and managing skills. Managers and guest speakers from the industry will be brought in to speak to students to help prepare them for a successful career in the automotive Industry. The Advanced Vehicle Service course includes both theory and practical instructional methods.

COMM-2177Communication for Transportation
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FIEL-3000Field Experience
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Students will have the opportunity of gaining valuable real-life field experience with an industry partner of their choice or one chosen by a core instructor. During this time, the student will shadow a licensed technician and observe actual repair and diagnostic techniques. Students will be responsible for recording all tasks and repairs into a College-issued Log Book during their time out in industry.

MATH-2196Advanced Math for Transportation
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This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and practice in mathematical operations for automotive technical problems. It is designed as a continuation of the Automotive Certificate Math course. Students will continue to develop advanced troubleshooting skills supported through mathematical prediction and expectation in subjects such as efficiency, algebra, area and volume, circuits, force, work, energy, power, and light.

SAFE-1028WHMIS
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The Workplace Hazardous Materials System (WHMIS) is a system for ensuring that important information about hazardous products is communicated where products are used, stored and handled. This course provides Information necessary to understand and interpret information about hazardous products, including pictograms (symbols), labels and Safety Data Sheets.

SCIE-2023Advanced Science for Transportation
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This course is designed to present a overview of how the major components and systems of the automobile work together as a continuation of Auto Certificate Science, from a perspective of "Energy Flow and Mechanical Advantage".

SEMR-9209General Safety Training
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This General Safety Training (GST) teaches basic general safety content to arm students with the core information necessary for them to protect themselves in workplaces on all descriptions. Although some examples may consider Manitoba legislation, this course has been developed by occupational safety and health professionals using generic information that is not provincially specific.

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