Automotive Technology - Garden Valley Collegiate, Winkler


This program involves the maintenance and service of automobiles. Students learn about the service, maintenance and repair of mechanical systems through classroom instruction and practical experience in the shop. Students learn to diagnose problems with motor vehicles and other equipment and perform the required service and repairs.

The student learns the proper use of trade related tools and equipment is emphasized. OtherGVC Auto Tech Image related topics such as safety, mathematics, science and trade technology are also covered. Students also participate in an integral work placement component which allows them the opportunity to work with skilled technicians in a workplace setting, often results in local employment opportunities and improved future employment opportunities after graduation.

Many students have found employment with automobile and truck dealerships as well as companies servicing agricultural and construction equipment. A variety of mechanical, manufacturing and engineering occupations also fall into this category.


Employment opportunities may include:

Automotive Technician Air Craft Technician Industrial Mill Wright
Transmission Technician Fleet Services Technician Highway Tractor Operator
Service Writer/Advisor Machinery Set-Up Person Parts Clerk/Sales
Automotive Instructor    


Students enrolled in the Automotive Technology program will improve their chances of obtaining employment as an apprentice in the motor vehicle mechanics field.

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This Garden Valley Collegiate program is accredited with Manitoba Apprenticeship where students who complete this program with an accumulated average of 70% or higher, may be eligible for their first level of technical training in the Automotive Service Technician Trade. Practical training hours can be acquired through the High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP) - a high school, evening/weekend/summer work practicum recognized Apprenticeship MB.


Automotive Technology Courses include:

Section 1 Section 2
8696 Automotive Systems & Service 20S 8700 Automotive Electrical Systems 40S
8697 Engine Fundamentals & Service 30S 8701 Vehicle Systems Part 1 40S
8698 Chassis Fundamentals & Service 30S 8702 Vehicle Systems Part 2 40S
8699 Drivetrain Fundamentals & Service 30S 8703 Applied Diagnostics Strategies 40S


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Garden Valley Collegiate
Automotive Technology Instructors:
Corey Keyes
Robin Mondor
736 Main Street
Winkler, MB   R6W 4C8
204-325-8008
gvc.gvsd.ca


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