Automotive Service Technician

The Automotive Service Technician Red Seal Examination Preparation course is designed based on the competencies listed in the trade’s Red Seal Occupational Standard (RSOS). This course focuses on engaging in thorough review, interpretation, and discussion of the RSOS and helping students develop the essential knowledge and skills to successfully challenge the Red Seal Examination of the trade.

Automotive Service Technician - Red Seal Exam Prep

Duration

Students will have ten weeks to complete this course. This will involve two hours of live instruction each week. Outside of these live instructional periods, students will be expected to take part in various independent and/or group activities.

Assessment

To receive a certificate of completion, students will be expected to demonstrate good attendance, participation
in sessions, and strong performance on practice quizzes.

Course Format

  • Part‐time In Class
  • Part‐time Online

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify proper use of equipment, materials, and safe work practices
  2. Describe effective communication techniques, principles of teamwork in the work environment, and
    industry specific language
  3. Explain the diagnostic and repair procedures for various automotive systems, components, and
    accessories
  4. Deconstruct Red Seal examination questions and respond to them accordingly

Topics

  1. Test taking skills
  2. Occupational skills
  3. Engine and engine support systems
  4. Vehicle module communications systems
  5. Drivelines systems
  6. Electrical and comfort control systems
  7. Steering and suspension, braking, control systems, tires, hubs, and wheel bearings
  8. Restraint systems, components, accessories and trim
  9. Hybrid and electric vehicles

Course Schedule

  • Occupational Skills and Vehicle Module Communication Systems
  • Engine and Engine Support Systems Session 1
  • Engine and Engine Support Systems Session 2
  • Driveline Systems Session 1
  • Driveline Systems Session 2
  • Electrical and Comfort Control Systems Session 1 Electrical and Comfort Control Systems Session 2
  • Steering, Suspension, Braking, Control, Tires, Hubs, and Wheels Session 1
  • Steering, Suspension, Braking, Control, Tires, Hubs, and Wheels Session 2
  • Restraint Systems, Body components, and Hybrid/Electric Vehicles

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