Motive Power Technician - 446

Ontario College Diploma
Two years
In-depth training with a focused application on automotive power systems for maintenance and repair

Program Highlights

  • Analyze and solve motive power system problems
  • Diagnose and repair mechanical, electrical and electronic components and systems using a variety of troubleshooting techniques and test tools
  • Ensure safe work practices and develop skills in project management, quality control and assurance
  • Enhance communication, customer service and computer skill

Program Coordinator

Applicants to the Motive Power Technician Diploma program must have the minimum requirements for admission

  • OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:
    • Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
    • Grade 10 Mathematics, D or P
    • Grade 12 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C) recommended
  • Bring your own device (BYOD) - you will require a mobile computing device that meets the specifications determined by the program

Option are available for mature applicants.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

We are pleased to introduce you to our "Bring Your Own Device” Blended Learning Environment. The “BYOD” method of program delivery at Mohawk College requires you to have and use a mobile device throughout your program of study.

You will be using your own device – tablet, laptop or smart phone – as a learning tool in the classroom. That means fewer textbooks to lug around, easier access to information, helpful tools and improved collaboration with your peers.

If you would like further clarification, please feel free to contact the Program Coordinator.

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Career Opportunities

The Motive Power Technician Diploma program prepares students for long-lasting careers

Industries of Employment:

  • Repair and Maintenance
  • Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
  • Parts Management
  • Transportation Equipment Manufacturing

Occupational Categories:

  • Automotive Mechanical Installers and Servicers
  • Motor Vehicle Assemblers, Inspectors and Testers
  • Automotive Service Technicians

Graduate Opportunities

  • Gain advance standing in automotive apprenticeship
  • Earn the opportunity to write the MTCU (Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities) exemption tests for the basic and intermediate levels of an automotive service technician apprenticeship
  • Pursue further technical studies at the college level

Course Overview & Descriptions

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.

Fennell Campus
Jan 2017
Sep 2017

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