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Program Type Standard
Credential Type Certificate
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
General Admission Requirements: All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Lethbridge College programs, as indicated in the Admissions section of the calendar.
Academic Requirements: Applicants to this program do not require a high school diploma; however, they must satisfy the following specific course requirements (or equivalencies): Grade 11 English; Grade 11 Math. The following courses or subjects are recommended for the best possible outcome in the Automotive Systems program: Physics, Chemistry and Science, Grade 12 Math and English.
Special Note(s): Students who successfully complete the Automotive Systems one-year certificate program are eligible to write the first and second year apprenticeship exams and earn hours towards first period work experience and hours towards second period work experience of the Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship program.
Practicum Experience Requirements: There is a required practicum component to this program. The College dictates the legal terms and conditions governing the practicum experience.
Note: Applicants who lack the required academic admission requirements can apply to the Academic Upgrading program.
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA): If you have experience working in this field of study, you may be eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.
New students are accepted into the Automotive Systems program for the Fall (September) term only with a late August program start date.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.
Tuition $6,017.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,730.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $720.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Updated August 17, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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