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ATAT 100 - Automotive Service Technician Level 1
ATAT 100

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

  • Total Hours: 210
  • Lecture Hours: 105
  • Shop Teaching Kitchen: 105
Total Weeks: 7

Prerequisites: Level 1 Registered Apprentice with the Industry Training Authority or proof of successful completion of related Foundation Trades Training courses.
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 first year apprentice including:
  • Describe WorkSafe BC Regulations
  • Describe W.H.M.I.S. Regulations
  • Demonstrate Safe Vehicle Operation
  • Demonstrate Safe Work Practices
  • Describe Business Practices
  • Demonstrate Communication Skills
  • Use Hand Tools
  • Use Measuring Instruments
  • Use Power Tools
  • Use Fasteners
  • Use Shop Tools and Equipment
  • Use Reference Resources
  • Select Lubricants and Fluids
  • Describe Belts, and Hoses
  • Describe Exterior Lamps
  • Describe Body Trim and Hardware
  • Service Tires and Wheels
  • Service Non Friction Bearings
  • Service Spindles and Hubs
  • Describe Diagnostic Procedures
  • Demonstrate Welding Techniques
  • Describe Principles of Electricity
  • Use Electrical Test Equipment
  • Describe Principles of Electronics
  • Service Wiring Systems
  • Service 12 Volt Batteries
  • Use Scan Tools
  • Service Brake Tubing and Fittings
  • Service Brake Hydraulic Systems
  • Service Drum Brake Systems
  • Service Disc Brake Systems
  • Inspect Power Assist Systems
  • Service Anti-lock Brake Systems
  • Service Steering Gears
  • Disarm and Rearm Passenger Restraint Systems
  • Inspect Steering Columns
  • Service Steering Linkage
  • Service Power Steering Systems
  • Perform Wheel Alignment
  • Describe Frame Types
  • Describe Suspension Geometry
  • Describe Suspension Components
  • Service Suspension Systems
  • Describe Electronic Suspension Systems
  • Knowledge: Use initiative to identify tasks
  • Attitudes: Use time productively at all times
  • Skills: Select and use appropriate tools
Grading System: Percentage

Passing Grade: 70%
Percentage of Individual Work: 100

Course Offered in Other Programs: No
  • Coveralls
  • Footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection
  • CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses
  • Learning modules
  • Notebooks
  • Calculator.

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

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