Light-duty and Leisure Vehicle Mechanics

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Light-duty and Leisure Vehicle Mechanics

Kajusivik Centre, Kuujjuaq

Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS)

1,800 hours
no internship

Program Description

Are you interested in mechanics? Would you like to specialize in leisure vehicles? This program might be what you are looking for!

Among other skills, you will learn to:

  • Repair and maintain electrical, ignition, and hydraulic systems
  • Repair and maintain a vehicle’s carburetor, suspension, clutch, and transmission
  • Check the operation of electronic control systems
  • Repair and maintain intake, fuel, and exhaust systems

This program leads to positions such as:

  • Snowmobile repairer
  • Small engine repairer
  • Gasoline-powered snow blower repairer
  • Lawn mower repairer (gasoline powered)
  • All-terrain vehicle repairer

Admission requirements

Candidates 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.

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 of equivalent learning.

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.

Functional prerequisite:


  • Language of Instruction

Adult Sector: FRA 2101-4 OU (FRA 2032-2 et FRA-2033-1)
Youth Sector: 132-208 OU (132-216)


  • Mathematics

Adult Sector: MAT 2101-3
Youth Sector: 063-206 OU (063-212)


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.