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Heavy Duty Equipment Technician - Year 3 - Apprenticeship (2017/18)

Total Cost (tuition & fees)$630.24
Tuition: $586.44
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Additional Fees
Application Fee:30.00
Student Association Fee:13.80
Total Fees:$43.80

*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 6 week program covers the required technical training for Year 3 of the Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Apprenticeship Program.

This program covers the diagnosing and repairing of clutches, transmissions, automated systems, torque converters, drivelines, drive axels, final drives, driveline retarders, winches and power take-offs and transfer cases.


Admission Requirements

  • Level 3 student must be a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician apprentice who has successfully completed Year 2 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

  • describe power transfer systems;
  • diagnose and repair clutches;
  • diagnose and repair manual transmissions;
  • diagnose and repair automated systems;
  • diagnose and repair automatic transmissions and torque converters;
  • diagnose and repair power shift transmissions;
  • diagnose and repair drivelines;
  • diagnose and repair drive axles;
  • diagnose and repair final drives;
  • diagnose and repair driveline retarders;
  • diagnose and repair winches; and
  • diagnose and repair power take-offs and transfer cases.

Technical Training Content:

HDET 300 - Powertrains

  • Describe Power Transfer Systems
  • Diagnose and Repair Clutches
  • Diagnose and Repair Manual Transmissions
  • Diagnose and Repair Automated Systems
  • Diagnose and Repair Automatic Transmissions and Torque Converters
  • Diagnose and Repair Power Shift Transmissions
  • Diagnose and Repair Drivelines
  • Diagnose and Repair Drive Axles
  • Diagnose and Repair Final Drives
  • Diagnose and Repair Driveline Retarders
  • Diagnose and Repair Winches
  • Diagnose and Repair Power Take-offs and Transfer Cases

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