Motive Power Fundamentals - Automotive Repair

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Program description - January 2026

Do you enjoy working on or being around cars? Do you like working with your hands? This one-year program will kickstart your career as an automotive service technician and provide you with Level 1 apprenticeship training equivalencies. With a focus on hands-on training, Conestoga graduates are well-positioned to enter the automotive field and begin a successful career working in the trade. Throughout the program, you will develop a strong foundation of technical skills needed in the automotive field. You will practice safe working procedures in the use of tools, machinery, and equipment in 20,000 square feet of combined shop space. To round out your training, you will be introduced to fundamental business and career applicable concepts. As a successful graduate, you will have an opportunity to receive exemption from the Level 1 portion of the Automotive Service Technician apprenticeship in-school training.

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Program details

Code: 1381
Start: January 2026
Campus: Brantford
Delivery: Hybrid
Length: 1 year
Credential: Ontario College Certificate

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Tuition & fees

Please note: Tuition and fee details for terms starting September 2025 and later will be available Spring 2025.



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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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