Automotive Service Technician Foundation-Level

CTC Option

High school students may be eligible to take this program. See your school counsellor for details.

Admission requirements

Requirements
  1. English 10, English 030 or equivalent
  2. Common Grade 10 or Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 11 or Trades Math 041 or Math 030 with a “C” or higher

Students who do not meet the above requirements may wish to consult with a CNC counsellor/advisor to determine their eligibility on the basis of mature student status.

Selection process

Students are encouraged to submit a resumé and handwritten statement indicating reasons for wishing to enter the program as well as complete a test of mechanical reasoning skills, and the College English/Math Achievement Test (EMAT). These items are included in the selection criteria listed below and will be awarded points.

If the program is over-subscribed, students will be selected based on the selection criteria listed below:

  1. The letter grade for English 10, English 030 or Communications 11 or equivalent will contribute its actual points to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc.
  2. The letter grade for Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10, Math 030, Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 10, Math 041 or equivalent, will contribute its actual point to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc.
  3. Credit in Physics 11 or equivalent with a grade of “C” or higher will be awarded 4 points.
  4. The mechanical reasoning test will be awarded a maximum of 5 points.
  5. A passing grade in the English portion of the Student Readiness Assessment will be awarded a maximum of 1 point.
  6. A passing grade on the Math portion of the Student Readiness Assessmentwill be awarded a maximum of 1 point.
  7. Credit in one or more trades-related courses at the Grade 12 level with a grade of “B” or higher, or successful completion of any foundation-level trades training program or documented experience of one year in a trade will be awarded 3 points.
  8. Credit in any of the following: English 11, Principles of Math 11, or equivalents, or Trades Math 042 with a “C” grade or higher will be awarded 3 points.
  9. Students are encouraged to submit a resumé and personal handwritten statement indicating their reasons for wishing to enter this program. The resumé and personal statement will be awarded a maximum of 3 points.

Maximum points available = 28

Automotive Service Tech

  • Credential: Certificate
  • Type: Full-time
  • Length: 30 weeks
  • Campus: Prince George
  • Fees: $3,690
These fees are an estimate and do not include books.