ASTA 300 - Automotive Service Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship

Students who enroll in this course will learn 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

 

Prerequisites:
None

 

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

 

Co-requisites:
None

 

Course Content:
ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
- 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
FUEL DELIVERY SYSTEMS
- Describe fuel types
- Service fuel delivery components
- Service gasoline fuel injection components
- Describe electronic diesel fuel injection systems
ELECTRONIC IGNITION SYSTEMS
- Describe electronic ignition principles
- Service electronic distributor ignition systems
- Service electronic ignition systems
ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
- Describe engine management systems
- Test engine management input sensors
- Test engine management output actuators
- Analyze on-board diagnostic system data
- Describe gasoline direct injection
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS
- Describe vehicle emissions
- Describe emission legislation
- Service pre-combustion emission systems
- Service post-combustion emission systems
- Describe diesel emissions systems
- Test OBD II evaporative emission systems
- Perform exhaust gas analysis

 

Learning Outcomes:

This course follows the prescribed ITA Provincial curriculum for Automotive Service Technician Level 3. This document can be found in its most current form at: http://www.itabc.ca/program/automotive-service-technician-ast-1-2-3-and-4

 

 

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.

 

Supplies:

CSA Approved footwear, coveralls and clear safety glasses

 

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