Automobile Mechanics

 


Location
Kajusivik Centre, Kuujjuaq


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Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS)

1,800 hours distributed over 2 school years

Internship

150 hours

Applications accepted year-round Traditional education program

 

Course description

Nature of work

  • Perform basic motor vehicle maintenance and repairs on internal combustion engines, lighting circuits, different vehicle systems, electromechanical accessories, transmission assemblies, brakes, suspension, and steering

This profession is ideal for someone who meets the following criteria:

  • Has good colour vision
  • Has good hearing and eyesight
  • Has an interest in the automotive industry
  • Enjoys physical and manual tasks
  • Enjoys working with machinery and performing procedural tasks
  • Can cope with temperature fluctuations

General Admissions Requirements

Candidate must meet one of the following:


  • Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor’s degree.


OR

  • Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning.


OR

  • Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites*: the successful completion of the General Development Test, or recognition of equivalent learning.


OR

  • Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

 

* Language of Instruction

Adult Education

Youth Sector

3101-1 + 3102-2
OR
3070-3
632-306

 

* Mathematics

Adult Education

Youth Sector

3053-2
OR
3016-2
063-306    563-306

 

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