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¿Qué aprenderé?


Motive power technicians test and analyze systems and vehicles in accordance with manufacturers’ recommendations and specifications. They perform field installations and calibrations of service equipment and assist in the design and assembly of prototype units for research and development. This program will appeal to students with good math and computer skills. A mechanical aptitude is also helpful.


Hands on training on state-of-the art equipment.

In-house Chassis Dynamometer.

In-house Engine Dynamometer.


A wide range of opportunities exist for motive power technicians in the area of manufacturing production and design, service repair and retail parts. There is also job potential in automotive service, counter sales, research and development and quality control. Motive Power Technicians are excellent candidates for automotive service technician, truck and coach and heavy duty technician apprenticeship positions.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates can present their college diploma to their employer and the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) for 310S Automotive Service Technician (AST) Level One completion consideration.

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

Motive Power Technician (Ontario College Diploma) (MTCU Code 56405)

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

1. Analyze, diagnose, and solve various motive power system problems by using problem-solving and critical thinking skills and strategies and by applying fundamental knowledge of motor vehicle operation, components, and their interrelationships.

2. Diagnose and repair climate control systems in compliance with manufacturers' recommendations.

3. Diagnose and repair engine systems in compliance with manufacturers' recommendations.

4. Diagnose and repair electrical, electronic, personal safety, and emission components and systems in compliance with manufacturers' recommendations.

5. Diagnose and repair drive train components and systems in compliance with manufacturers' recommendations.

6. Diagnose and repair suspension, steering, and brake components and systems in compliance with manufacturers' recommendations.

7. Disassemble and assemble components to required specifications by applying workshop skills and knowledge of basic shop practices.

8. Select and use a variety of troubleshooting techniques and test equipment to assess electronic circuits, vehicle systems, and subsystems.

9. Apply knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics to the testing and analysis of motive power systems and subsystems.

10. Communicate information effectively, credibly, and accurately by producing supporting documentation to appropriate standards.

11. Use information technology and computer skills to support work in a motive power environment.

12. Prepare, support, maintain, and communicate data from log, record, and documentation systems.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

St. Clair College

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (2 )

Costos de estudio
CAD$15.907,76 (US$ 12.350) por año
Fall: CAN $8,664.88; Winter: CAN $7,242.88. Please note this fee is for 2021 - 2022 and subject to change in the coming year.

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

6 Septiembre 2022


St. Clair College

Windsor Campus,

2000 Talbot Road West,


Ontario (ON),

N9A 6S4, Canada

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes internacionales

High school diploma/graduation certificate and transcript or equivalent in original language and English translation.

OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:

  • Grade 12 Math (C) or (U)
  • Senior Level Physics (C) or (U) is recommended

English Proficiency Requirements:

  • IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0, or
  • PTE (Pearson Test of English) Level 51, or
  • TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 500, or internet-based test (iBT) score of 61, or computer-based test (CBT) score of 173.
  • MELAB - English Language Institute of the University of Michigan minimum Score of 75
  • CAEL - Canadian Academic English Language minimum score 60

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


Acerca de St. Clair College

Los estudiantes de St. Clair College descubren novedades, se relacionan de por vida y obtienen herramientas necesarias para emprender sus carreras.

  • Escuela especializada en Artes Aplicadas y Tecnología.
  • Tres campus en Ontario.
  • 120 opciones de Diplomado, Título y Certificado de Posgrado.
  • Tasa de empleo de graduados del 87.5%.

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