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What will I learn?

Vehicles today are becoming more and more complex, and mechanics graduates from Aviron Technical Institute are trained understand all these different components and intricacies.

Automobile mechanics are generalists and their work consists primarily in; maintaining motor vehicles in perfect working order while adhering to the health, safety and environmental laws and regulations.

We offer you the opportunity to become a great mechanic through our program consisting of 1800 hours. Throughout the program, you will complete 29 competencies, where you’ll work on conventional and computer-controlled motor vehicles components and systems, including the drive train, standard and automatic transmissions, the differential and shafts, hydraulic and air suspension, the steering system, brakes, carburetors and devices, the starting and charging system, and electric and electronic accessories.

Mechanics are required to:

• Take preventive and corrective action;

• Inspect vehicles in order to identify defects, their causes and their sources;

• Repair, replace and adjust parts;

• Installing optional equipment and accessories;

• Exercise legislation respecting occupational health, safety and environmental protection.

In addition, mechanics must constantly refer to plans, drawings, specifications and recommendations provided by manufacturers.

The qualities sought out in a mechanic are organization, interest in manual and intellectual work, precision, and independence. They must also have the competence to diagnose and resolve problems, a sense of responsibility, and communication skills. Mechanics must also be versatile and continue learning the trade throughout their career.

Main Job Operations

Mechanics perform some or all of the following functions:

Automotive service technicians:

• Inspect motor in operation, road test motor vehicle, and test automotive systems and components using computerized diagnostic;

• Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of automotive systems including fuel system, brakes, steering and suspension, engine and drive train, emission control and exhaust, cooling and climate control, and electrical and electronic ;

• Perform scheduled maintenance service, such as oil changes, lubrications and tune ups.

Mechanical repairers, motor vehicle manufacturing:

• Inspect and test mechanical units, such as engines, transmissions, axles and brake systems, to locate faults and malfunctions;

• Test and adjust units to specifications for proper performance.

Which department am I in?

Aviron Technical Institute

Study options

Full Time (1800 hours)

Tuition fees
Tuition fee: CAN $22,950
Start date

Expected September 2021


Aviron Technical Institute

5460 Royalmount, Ville Mont Royal,

Quebec (QC),

H4P 1H7, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

To be eligible for admission for vocational studies leading to an SSVD in Automobile Mechanics, international students must meet one of the following requirements:

Comparative Evaluation: This is a document issued by Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion Québec. It indicates the level of education equivalent for studies conducted outside of Québec. The minimum required level is a secondary 4. OR

Diploma and Transcript: Certified copies of your diploma and transcript from the highest level of education are required. The copies must be translated into French or English. The assessment of the level of study will be completed by the school, the minimum level corresponding to the Quebec school system required is secondary 4; OR

General Development Test (GDT) and specific prerequisites: You must present a document stating that you have successfully completed the TDG and specific prerequisites. OR

Secondary School Equivalency Test (SSET): This evaluation is composed of seven equivalency exams at the Secondary 5 level.

Language proficiency

All foreign students must demonstrate a good knowledge of the language of instruction by holding a recognized language test. Results must correspond to an intermediate level. The candidates who have studied in the language of instruction will be exempted.