Motive Power Technician – Heavy Equipment

Program Title – Motive Power Technician – Heavy Equipment

  • Credential Earned
    Ontario College Diploma or Level 2,3 Apprenticeship upon completion of placement

    Full Time

    Program Length
    4 Semesters

    Program Status

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  • Tuition and Fees Second Career

Program Codes
Program codes are for September intakes except those that are indicated differently.
T121 – Full Time (4 Semesters) – Timmins Campus

Program Description
This program will prepare you to apply your knowledge in analyzing and solving heavy duty equipment system problems. You will learn how to diagnose and repair mechanical, electronic and electrical heavy duty equipment components and systems using a variety of troubleshooting techniques and testing equipment to support heavy equipment operations. This program provides 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.

Career Opportunities
Graduates may work in dealerships, service and repair shops, or retails stores. They may also work within the forestry, mining and construction industries or for insurance companies.

Transfer Agreements
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