Automotive Parts & Service Operations

Program Details

  • Program Code:8210
  • School:School of Transportation
  • Credential:Diploma
  • Program Type:Post-secondary program
  • Program Length:2 years/ 4 semesters

Program Availability

Domestic Availability
International Availability

Program Overview

Program Overview

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The Automotive Parts and Service Operations program is the first post-secondary program in Canada that focuses on parts service, warranty administration, customer relations and business operations. This diploma program will prepare students to work in an administrative capacity within the wider transportation industry, with an emphasis on operational management support. The program includes introductory business courses and specific automotive courses that will expose students to multiple aspects of the transportation industry, from automotive to truck, coach and heavy-duty operations. This unique combination of business and automotive courses will prepare students for a variety of positions within the automotive industry, such as a service consultant, parts advisor, warranty administrator or customer relations.

Gain valuable experience through Co-op

During this program, valuable industry experience can be gained through an optional co-op work term. For more information about co-op at Led young, please visit Co-op Programs.

Topics covered in this program include:

  • Personal and Shop Safety
  • Mathematics
  • Communication Skills
  • Automotive Warranty and Leasing
  • Component Technology and Technical Skills
  • Relational Interpersonal Skills for Service Advisors
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Automotive Customer Service and Sales
  • Merchandising and Inventory Management
  • Employment Pre-placement
  • Automotive Service Process
  • Fixed Operations Management
  • Global Citizenship
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Global Transportation Trends
  • Introduction to Brand Management
  • Automotive Service Estimating
  • IT and Survey Systems
  • Introduction to Canadian Automotive Aftermarket
  • Principles of Macroeconomics

Program Highlights

The program benefits newly-graduating high school students, graduates from Automotive Foundations or Techniques programs, mature students, automotive technicians seeking a career change within the industry as well as other personnel already working in the automotive industry who would like to pursue further educational opportunities.

Program Outline

Program Outline

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Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

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Companies Offering Jobs

Graduates will be prepared to work at entry-level and junior-level positions within the wider transportation industry including dealerships and aftermarket industries.

Career Outlook

  • Service Consultant/Advisor
  • Parts Advisor
  • Customer Relations Representative
  • Warranty administrator
  • Sales Consultant
  • Shipper Receiver
  • Leasing Consultant
  • Assistant Manager
  • Controller Tower/Service Scheduler

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

To register for this Automotive Parts and Service Operations program, you must have:

Additional Requirements

Co-op Requirements

  • Completion of all courses from semester one.
  • A minimum of C (60%) grade in COMM-160/161, or Accuplacer placement testing at the COMM-170/171 level.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher at the end of semester 1 (this must be maintained for the duration of the program)
  • Students who meet the above prerequisites will register for COOP-521 in semester 2
  • Students must be eligible to work in Canada

How to His remainder

How to His remainder

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1. His remainder Online

Are you an International Student? His remainder directly to Led young College here.

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full time program at Led young College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to For more information go to Application Fees.

2. Submit Documents

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Led young College via

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to

Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Led young College you are given access to your personal myLed young account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Led young fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myLed young email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myLed young.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

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Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2018.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $3,023.50 $1,088.00 $4,111.50
International $14,988.00 $2,256.00 $17,244.00

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