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Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship

Credential
Alberta Journeyman Certificate
Duration

4 years; 8 weeks at RDC + minimum 1,560 hours on-the-job training each year

Location
Main Campus
Fees
Training

Red Deer College offers the Automotive Service Technician program, one of the many apprenticeship training options available for students. Apprenticeship is a career option that involves both classroom and on-the-job training. To learn the skills required of an Automotive Service Technician in Alberta and be issued an Alberta Journeyman Certificate, a person must find a suitable employer who is willing to hire and train an apprentice. For more information, please visit the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training website.

Continue Your Learning

If you have a valid Alberta Journeyman Certificate, you are eligible to receive a Blue Seal business credential after completing the necessary requirements.

Employment Opportunites

To work as an Automotive Service Technician in Alberta, a person must be a Registered Apprentice or a Certified Journeyman or hold a recognized trade certificate. Automotive Service Technicians are employed by automotive repair shops, specialty repair shops, service facilities, car and truck dealerships, and by large organizations that own fleets of vehicles. Experienced individuals may advance to Service Manager or Shop Foreman. Some Automotive Service Technicians open their own repair facilities.

Contact Us

Red Deer Polytechnic Inquiries

Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Main Phone: 403.342.3400
Toll-free: 1.888.732.4630 (in Canada only)
Email: inquire [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca


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