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Motive Power Technician Diploma

Centennial College
Length: 2 years
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Diploma program
Location: Toronto
Language: English
Start date: Fall

Program Description

Get your Diploma in Motive Power TechnicianPrepare Yourself for a Career in the Automotive Industry

The Motive Power Technician Diploma provides you with a balance of theory and practical training for a variety of careers in the automotive and transportation industry, including that of an Automotive Service Technician.

The curriculum offers a hands-on approach focused on motor vehicle technology; you will have the opportunity to work in fully-equipped automotive shops complete with automobile assemblies.  

As part of the (Automotive) Motive Power Technician – Administration curriculum, you will be trained on automobile assemblies in fully-equipped automotive shops at Ashtonbee Campus, one of Ontario’s largest transportation training facilities.

Upon completion of the Motive Power Technician program, which offers the same content as the Automotive Service Technician (AST) apprenticeship qualification, you will be fully prepared to enter the automotive industry.

The Automotive Power Technician Diploma will provide you with a solid understanding of motor vehicle technology and component design, as it emphasizes vehicle dynamics, applied mechanics, and properties of materials.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements for the Motive Power Technician diploma are:

  • Ontario high school diploma or equivalent, or 19 years or older
  • English Grade 12 C or U or equivalent, or skills assessment
  • Math Grade 11M or U or Grade 12C, M or U or equivalent, or skills assessment

This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:

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Centennial College

Centennial College

Centennial College is the first government-accredited College in Ontario, Canada. Centennial offers over 150 diploma, advanced diploma, certificate and degree programs in Business, Engineering Technology and Applied Science, Communications, Media and Design, Health and Community studies, Hospitality, Tourism and Culture...

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Toronto, Canada

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755 Morningside Ave
M1K 5E9 Toronto, Ontario

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