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

Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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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-2062Electrical Diagnosis
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Students will have the opportunity to grow the skills learned in the Automotive Electrical course. With a large amount of practical application, students will learn modern automotive body electrical and electronic systems. The focus of the course is electronics, vehicle networking and vehicle computer control. Students will experiment with electronic components and software to build automotive related input and output circuits. Students will also learn the use of oscilloscopes and scan tools for body electrical diagnosis.

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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-2179Suspension and Steering
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This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to confidently and correctly diagnose and perform repairs on the suspension and steering system on today’s modern vehicles.  This course covers the function and main types of steering systems as well as hydraulic and electrical assist steering systems.  This course covers the main types of suspension systems & components, diagnoses and repair from conventional suspension to advanced electronic control suspension system.

AUTO-2203Wheel Alignment
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This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and confidence to correctly perform a wheel alignment.  The students will be able to explain the purpose and function of wheel alignments and angles including Caster, Camber, and Toe, and covers all tools & procedures used to perform wheel alignments.

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AUTO-2205ABS
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This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to confidently diagnose and perform repairs to the ABS system. It covers the function and importance of ABS, the various designs, sensor and their related components, as well as wiring repairs.

AUTO-2210Advanced Engine 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-2214Clutches and Manual Transmission
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This course is designed to provide the students with the knowledge and skills to correctly and efficiently diagnose manual transmissions and transaxles when working with today’s automotive vehicles and light trucks. This course covers terminology and safe work practices, types of manual transmissions, transaxles and clutches, and their components and operation.  This course also covers the procedures used to adjust, diagnose, repair and replace manual transmissions, transaxles, clutches and their related components.

AUTO-2216Differentials
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This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to confidently diagnose and repair differentials and final drive assemblies when working with today's automotive vehicles and light trucks.  This course covers terminology, safe work practices, types of differentials, final drives and housings. We will cover the procedures to diagnose, repair, replace and adjust differential assemblies.

COMM-2177Communication for Transportation
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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.

SEMR-9561AC-227 Accreditation for Level 2
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