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Heavy Duty Equipment Technician - Year 2 - Apprenticeship (2018/19)

Total Cost (tuition & fees)$845.92
Tuition: $797.52
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Additional Fees
Application Fee:30.00
Student Association Fee:18.40
Total Fees:$48.40

*These prices are for domestic students and may not be 100% accurate. However, these estimates will give you an adequate idea of tuition and fees for our programs. These prices do not include textbook costs. All prices are subject to change.

Program Overview

This comprehensive 8 week program covers the required technical training for Year 2 of the Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Apprenticeship Program. This program will cover the rebuilding of diesel engines, servicing and repair of engine support systems, engine brakes and retarders, spark ignition engine fuel supply systems, diesel engine fuel supply systems, the use of electrical test equipment in order to test and repair electrical circuits.

This course is level 2 of 4 levels of the British Columbia Heavy Duty Equipment Technician (Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic) Apprenticeship program.

Admission Requirements

  • Level 2 students must be a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician apprentice who has successfully completed Year 1 technical training and completed the pre-requisite number of hours of work experience, OR
  • Journeyperson Heavy Duty Mechanic (for skills upgrading)

Flexible Assessment (FA): Yes (Credit can be awarded for this program through FA)

Prior Learning Credit: Student may apply for prior learning credit with the ITA (Industry Training Authority), please visit www.itabc.ca

Apply: Apprenticeship application form

Start Dates:

Visit our Trades Training Schedule for program start dates

Program Competencies:

Upon the successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • diagnose and repair charging systems;
  • diagnose and repair starting systems;
  • diagnose and repair electrical components and systems;
  • diagnose and repair electronic components and systems;
  • diagnose and repair vehicle management systems;
  • describe engine fundamentals;
  • diagnose and repair engine support systems;
  • diagnose and repair diesel supply systems;
  • describe alternative fuel systems;
  • diagnose engines and components;
  • remove engines and components;
  • describe diesel fuel injection fundamentals;
  • diagnose and repair mechanical fuel injection systems;
  • diagnose and repair electronic diesel fuel systems;
  • diagnose and repair diesel emissions systems; and
  • diagnose and repair engine brakes.

Technical Training Content:

HDAP 210 Electrical

  • Diagnose and Repair Charging Systems
  • Diagnose and Repair Starting Systems
  • Diagnose and Repair Electrical Components and Systems
  • Diagnose and Repair Electronic Components and Systems
  • Diagnose and Repair Vehicle Management Systems

HDAP 211 Engines and Supporting Systems

  • Describe Engine Fundamentals
  • Diagnose and Repair Engine Support Systems
  • Diagnose and Repair Diesel Supply Systems
  • Describe Alternative Fuel Systems
  • Diagnose Engines and Components
  • Remove Engines and Components
  • Describe Diesel Fuel Injection Fundamentals
  • Diagnose and Repair Mechanical Fuel Injection Systems
  • Diagnose and Repair Electronic Diesel Fuel Systems
  • Diagnose and Repair Diesel Emissions Systems
  • Diagnose and Repair Engine Brakes


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