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Duration

1 year

Tuition

$2,721

  Toronto

Sep 3-Aug 29

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Certificate

Year Founded

1966

Scholarships

yes

The Trades Foundations – Motive Power program will provide students with an opportunity to prepare to meet the English communications assessment entry point for a Motive Power program in the School of Transportation.

Students will learn about a variety of passenger, commercial and heavy duty equipment vehicles through the study of component identification, shop safety practices, tool identification and the use of specialized equipment. The development of sound communication and mathematical skills, within a trade context, will also be emphasized. Throughout the program, students will be able to apply theoretical knowledge to hands-on, practical work on a variety of training units, vehicles and equipment in a lab environment.

What You’ll Learn

  • Apply mathematical skills to interpret manufacturers’ specifications in order to disassemble, test and assemble motor vehicle components.
  • Access data and produce supporting documents using available technologies and established standards.
  • Identify basic motor vehicle system components and their interrelationships in order to discuss potential problems.
  • Employ basic tools to disassemble and assemble, inspect and test motive power engine components and systems to required specifications.
  • Identify opportunities in the transportation and automotive industry including apprenticeships, other academic options and employment possibilities.
  • Work independently and as a team member to support the operations of an automotive retail shop and provide services to customers.
  • Communicate with supervisors and co-workers as an effective automotive trades’ team member.
  • Work professionally and ethically in accordance with health and safety regulations, accepted principles and practices of the automotive industry, and organization and legal standards.

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