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. Successful completion of English 10, or English 030, or equivalent
  2. Successful completion of Foundation Math and Pre-Calculus 10; or Math 030; or a minimum “C” grade in one of the following: Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 10 or Trades Math 041.

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 or equivalent, will contribute its actual points to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc.
  3. Physics 11 or equivalent with a grade of “C” or higher will be awarded 4 points.
  4. The mechanical reasoning portion of the Student Readiness Assessment will be awarded a maximum of 5 points. Refer to the Mechanical Reasoning Grading Scale in the CNC Calendar.
  5. Passing the English portion of the Student Readiness Assessment will be awarded 1 point.
  6. Passing the Math portion of the Student Readiness Assessment will be awarded 1 point.
  7. 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. Minimum “C” grade in one of the following: English 11, Foundations of Math 11, or Trades Math 042, or equivalents will be awarded 3 points.
  9. Credit for submitting a resumé and personal handwritten statement indicating their reasons for wishing to enter this program 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: $3,808
These fees are an estimate and do not include books.