Heavy Equipment Techniques

Program Title – Heavy Equipment Techniques

  • Credential Earned
    Ontario College Certificate or Level 1 Apprenticeship upon completion of placement

    Full Time

    Program Length
    2 Semesters

    Program Status

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  • Tuition and Fees Second Career Career Coach

Program Codes
Program codes are for September intakes except those that are indicated differently.
NORT – T093 (PC) Timmins Campus

Program Description
This program can help you identify basic heavy duty equipment power system problems, inspect and test basic heavy duty equipment components and systems, and use a variety of test equipment and schematics to support heavy duty equipment operation and maintenance. Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship programs provide a basis for you to:

  • Develop desirable work attitudes and a keen sense of responsibility, particularly with regard to personal safety.
  • Acquire sound theoretical training to meet the challenges of today’s increasingly complex work environments.
  • Reinforce fundamental skills of the trade through exposure to practical applications.
  • Develop high standards of craftsmanship, problem solving skills and personal pride in your trade.

Pathways to Success
Graduates of this program may choose to stay an additional year to earn a diploma in Motive Power – Heavy Equipment.

The Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship program is offered on a “Thruway” basis and offers students multiple exit points:

Exit 1
Successful completion of Semester 2 earns the 1-year College Certificate and Level 1 of the in-school apprenticeship training.

Exit 2
Successful completion of Semester 3 earns Level 2 of the in-school apprenticeship training.

Exit 3
Successful completion of Semester 4 earns 2-year college diploma and Level 3 of in-school apprenticeship training.

Students are encouraged to complete a co-op placement during the summer months after first and second year. The college will make every effort to assist students in finding co-op placements.

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