ASTA 100 - Automotive Service Technician Level 1

Students who enroll in the Automotive Service Technician Level 1 are individuals who repair, adjust and replace mechanical, electrical and electronic parts on automobiles and light trucks in a retail automotive business.


Hours: 210 (Lecture Hours: 140; Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 70)


Total Weeks: 7




Non-Course Prerequisites:
Eligibility as indicated by the Industry Training Authority




Course Content:
Perform Safety Related Functions
- Maintain safe work environment
- Use personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety equipment
Use Tools, Equipment and Documentation
- Use tools and equipment
- Use fasteners, tubes, hoses and fittings
- Use hoisting and lifting equipment
- Use technical information
Use Communication and Mentoring Techniques
- Use communication techniques
Diagnose and Repair Driveline Systems
- Diagnose and repair driveshafts and axles
Diagnose and Repair Electrical Systems and Components
- Diagnose and repair basic wiring and electrical systems
- Diagnose and repair starting and charging systems and batteries
Diagnose and Repair Steering and Suspension, Braking, Control Systems, Tires, Wheels, Hubs and Wheel Bearings
- Diagnose and repair steering and control systems
- Diagnose and repair suspension and control systems
- Diagnose and repair braking and control systems
- Diagnose and repair tires, wheels, hubs and wheel bearings
Diagnose and Repair Restraint Systems, Body Components, Accessories and Trim
- Diagnose and repair wind noises, rattles and water leaks
- Diagnose and repair interior and exterior components, accessories and trim
- Diagnose and repair latches, locks and movable glass
Diagnose and Repair Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (EV)
- Implement specific safety protocols for hybrid and electric vehicles (EV)


Learning Outcomes:

This course follows the prescribed ITA Provincial curriculum for Automotive Service Technician Level 1. This document can be found in its most current form at:


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 Rules and Regulatory practices for Students Policy.



CSA approved footwear, coveralls and clear safety glasses


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