Automotive Technology - Roseau Valley School


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

The student learns the proper use of trade related tools and equipment. Other related topics such as safety, mathematics, and science and trade technology are also covered.  Students in Section 2 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 Diesel Technician Air Craft Technician
Transmission Technician Fleet Services Technician Highway Tractor Operator
Service Writor/Advisor Machinery Set-Up Person Parts Clerk/Sales
Automotive Instructor Industrial Mill Wright Farm Implement/Agriculture


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

The Automotive Technology program is accredited with Manitoba Apprenticeship. If a student achieves an accumulated average of 70% or higher, they 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.

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Grade 10 student option is to participate in Introduction to Trades Technology (ITT).  Please check out the Introduction to Trades Technology program outline.  

Automotive Technology courses include:

Section 1 - may start in Grade 11 Section 2
8696 Automotive Systems & Service 20S 8698 Chassis Fundamentals & Service 30S
8697 Engine Fundamentals & Service 30S 8699 Drivetrain Fundamentals 40S
8701 Vehicle Systems Part 1 40S 8700 Automotive Electrical Systems 40S
8702 Vehicle Systems Part 2 40S
8703 Applied Diagnostic Strategies 40S


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Roseau Valley School
Automotive Technology Instructor:
Jarvis Bially
Box 176 190 Franklin Ave. W
Dominion City, MB   R0A 0H0
204-427-2342
rvs.blsd.ca

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