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Drive your career forward in the automotive aftermarket

Automotive Aftermarket Management Certificate program

Explore the growing automotive aftermarket, including issues, trends and technologies. Learn to manage employees, customers and finances to lead successful operations.

Program code AUAM
Duration 294 hours
Credential Certificate
Program Delivery Part-time – online
Program delivery method(s) Online What does this mean?

Program information

Program description

The automotive aftermarket industry is an important sector of the automotive industry within Canada.  Of all the different sectors within the automotive industry, the automotive aftermarket has the largest number of employees and offers significant and diverse job opportunities. Within this program, students focus on automotive aftermarket principles essential for employment in this fast-paced, competitive, and exciting industry. They examine the key elements and functions of how a successful aftermarket business operates and gain opportunities to learn new and improve existing skills to assist in career advancements. Students explore topics ranging from managing customer relationships, business finance, supply chain operations, and aftermarket marketing, all of which contribute to the operational growth and success of an aftermarket business.  

What are the admission requirements for the Automotive Aftermarket Management program?

Automotive Aftermarket Management admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

What courses are included in the Automotive Aftermarket Management program?

Course offerings and equivalents

Currently available courses are linked below.

Automotive Aftermarket Capstone
AUTO 1017
Automotive Aftermarket Customer Experience
AUTO 1015
Automotive Aftermarket Finance
AUTO 1013
Automotive Aftermarket Fundamentals
AUTO 1011
Automotive Aftermarket Management
AUTO 1014
Automotive Aftermarket Marketing
AUTO 1016
Automotive Aftermarket Supply Chain
AUTO 1012

How do I apply to the Automotive Aftermarket Management program?

Apply online through

  1. Make sure you meet program admission requirements
  2. Complete an online application using the Ontario College Application Service (OCAS) using the part-time program code
  3. When registration opens,  select the course(s) from the program webpage course listing and follow the prompt steps to register and pay

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Finance and fees

Are part-time students eligible for the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)?Georgian College Chevron

As a part-time student, you may be eligible for OSAP funding, depending on the number of courses you take per semester.

For more information about OSAP, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, visit the OSAP/financial aid webpage.

What is the cost of the program?Georgian College Chevron

There is no program fee when studying part-time. As a part-time student, you can take one to three courses per semester, paying on a course-by-course basis.

For course fee information, select a course from the course information section of this page.

Online learning

What is an OntarioLearn (ODE) course?Georgian College Chevron

These courses are offered through OntarioLearn. Visit the OntarioLearn webpage to learn more.

OntarioLearn courses are set up as equivalents to the Georgian courses. You can choose to take the ODE courses or the Georgian courses.

When a Georgian course isn’t available to be delivered online, we’ve listed an OntarioLearn course in the delivery schedule. The majority of the Georgian courses have ODE equivalents set up. You can choose to take either course.

Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

Can I transfer credits or prior life or work experience to fast track my studies?Georgian College Chevron

Previous postsecondary education: If you’ve completed courses, or some or all of a program, at another accredited postsecondary institution, you may be able to transfer all or some of your courses into a related program at Georgian.

Relevant work or life experience: If you have relevant work and/or life experience that relates to your program(s) of interest at Georgian, Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) is an academic credit option.

To learn more about transfer credit and PLAR, visit the Credit for Prior Learning webpage.

Do you have questions about Automotive Aftermarket Management? Contact us!

Questions about the program?

Tammy Burke-Marson, Programming Support Assistant

Need help with registration?

Office of the Registrar