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ATAT 300 - Automotive Service Technician Level 3

This course will provide all of the areas of study that an automotive apprentice requires to obtain Third Year Technical Training Certification. Curriculum is determined as per the Industry Training Authority.


Hours: 210 (Lecture Hours: 105; Shop Teaching Kitchen: 105)


Total Weeks: 7


Successful completion of Level 2 Apprenticeship Technical Training
OR successful challenge of Industry Training Authority Level 2 Placement Exam


Non-Course Prerequisites:




Course Content:
Line A Electrical and Electronic Systems
- A1 Advanced Electrical and Electronic Principles
- A2 Advanced Wiring Diagrams
- A3 Advanced Diagnostic Procedures
- A4 Advanced Electrical Test Equipment
- A5 Computer Control Systems
- A6 Multiplex and Network Systems
Line B Fuel Delivery Systems
- B1 Fuel Types
- B2 Carburetors
- B3 Fuel Delivery Components
- B4 Gasoline Fuel Injection Components
- B5 Alternate Fuels
Line C Electronic Ignition Systems
- C1 Electronic Ignition Principles
- C2 Electronic Distributor Ignition Systems
- C3 Electronic Ignition Systems
Line D Engine Management Systems
- D1 Engine Management Systems
- D2 Engine Management Input Sensors
- D3 Engine Management Output Actuators
- D4 On Board Diagnostic System Data
- D5 New Vehicle Technology
- D6 Hybrid Vehicle Systems
Line E Emission Control Systems
- E1 Vehicle Emissions
- E2 Emission Legislation
- E3 Pre-Combustion Emission Systems
- E4 Post-Combustion Emission Systems
- E5 Evaporative Emission Systems
- E6 Exhaust Gas Analysis


Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the apprentice should be able to work in an automotive shop safely, and perform correct repair procedures typical of a third year apprentice including:
- Describe Advanced Electrical and Electronic Principles
- Interpret Advanced Wiring Diagrams
- Describe Advanced Diagnostic Procedures
- Use Advanced Electrical Test Equipment
- Describe Computer Control Systems
- Describe Multiplex and Network Systems
- Describe Fuel Types
- Describe Carburetors
- Service Fuel Delivery Components
- Service Gasoline Fuel Injection Components
- Describe Alternate Fuels
- Describe Electronic Ignition Principles
- Service Electronic Distributor Ignition Systems
- Service Electronic Ignition Systems
- Describe Engine Management Systems
- Test Engine Management Input Sensors
- Test Engine Management Output Actuators
- Analyze On Board Diagnostic System Data
- Describe New Vehicle Technology
- Describe Hybrid Vehicle Systems
- Describe Vehicle Emissions
- Describe Emission Legislation
- Service Pre-Combustion Emission Systems
- Service Post-Combustion Emission Systems
- Test Evaporative Emission Systems
- Perform Exhaust Gas Analysis

Use initiative to identify tasks

Use time productively at all times

Select and use appropriate tools


Grading System: Percentage


Passing Grade: 70%


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


Additional Course Comments:
- Students will sign and adhere to the Trades and Apprenticeship Safety and Attendance Policy.
- 6 End-of-Module Exams

- Coveralls
- Footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection
- CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses
- Learning modules
- Notebooks

- Calculator.


Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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