ASTA 400 - Automotive Service Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship

Students who enroll in Automotive Service Technician Level 4 will learn 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.


Hours: 180 (Lecture Hours: 90; Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 90)


Total Weeks: 6




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




Course Content:
Clutch Systems
- Service Clutch Systems
- Describe Transmission Removal and Installation Procedures
Manual Transmissions
- Calculate Gear Ratios
- Service Transmission Shifting Linkages
- Overhaul Manual Transmissions
Automatic Transmissions
- Describe Torque Converters
- Describe Planetary Gear Trains
- Overhaul Automatic Transmissions
- Service Hydraulic and Electrical Control Systems
General Automotive Maintenance
- Service drive lines
- Service Final Drives, Differentials and Axles
All Wheel Drive / Four Wheel Drive Systems
- Inspect All Wheel Drive Systems
- Service Mechanical / Electronic Four Wheel Drive Systems
Hybrid driveline technologies
- Describe hybrid vehicle systems
- Describe Hybrid drive systems


Learning Outcomes:

This course follows the prescribed ITA Provincial curriculum for Automotive Service Technician Level 4. 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 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.