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ATAT 400 - Automotive Service Technician Level 4
ATAT 400

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


  • Total Hours: 180
  • Lecture Hours: 90
  • Shop Teaching Kitchen: 90
Total Weeks: 6

This course is offered online: No

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Level 3 Apprenticeship Technical Training or successful challenge of Industry Training Authority Level 3 Placement Exam.
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 fourth year apprentice including:
  • Service Clutch Systems
  • Describe Transmission Removal and Installation Procedures
  • Calculate Gear Ratios
  • Service Transmission Shifting Linkage
  • Overhaul Manual Transmissions
  • Describe Torque Converters
  • Describe Planetary Gear Trains
  • Overhaul Automatic Transmissions
  • Service Hydraulic and Electrical Control Systems
  • Service Drive Shafts
  • Service Final Drives, Differentials and Axles
  • Inspect All Wheel Drive Systems
  • Service Mechanical / Electronic Four Wheel Drive Systems
  • Describe Hybrid Drive Systems
  • Describe New Transmission Technology
  • 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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