Motive Power Technician
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Campus:

South Campus - Windsor (T167)

Program Length:
Two Year - Ontario College Diploma

Starts:
September

Contact:


William Stollar
519-972-2727 ext. 5020
wstollar@stclaircollege.ca


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:
  • Grade 12 Math (C) or (U)
  • Senior Level Physics (C) or (U) is recommended
Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Motive power technicians test and analyze systems and vehicles in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations and specifications. They perform field installations and calibrations of service equipment and assist in the design and assembly of prototype units for research and development.

This program will appeal to students with good math and computer skills. A mechanical aptitude is also helpful.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Hands on training on state-of-the art equipment
  • In-house Chassis Dynamometer
  • In-house Engine Dynamometer
  • St. Clair College facilities are located in the centre of North American Transportation Hub
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
A wide range of opportunities exist for motive power technicians in the area of manufacturing production and design, service repair and retail parts. There is also job potential in automotive service, counter sales, research and development and quality control. Motive Power Technicians are excellent candidates for automotive service technician, truck and coach and heavy duty technician apprenticeship positions.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Program Physical Demands Analysis: T167
YOUR INVESTMENT
Fees are subject to adjustment each year. The fees for the current academic year are as follows:

Total 1st Year Tuition and Compulsory Fees:
$3,479.37
Safety shoes and glasses approximately:

$150.00

For textbook prices see the Bookstore website .

For a breakdown of tuition and other compulsory fees for Canadian, U.S. and International students, see Tuition & Fees.

DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
MPI255A
5

Energy Service/Electrical/Electronic Fuel Systems I
MPI119
3
Drive Train Standard Transmission I
MPI156
5
Auto Safety and Engines
MTH115A
2
Applied Math
MPI124
4
Vehicle Suspension, Steering & Brakes I

Semester 2
MPI358
5
Automotive Brakes
MPI214
5
Engine Components & Service
MPI255B
5

Energy Service/Electrical/Electronic Fuel Systems II
MPI219
4
Drive Train Automatic Transmission II
PHY119
3
Physics

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 3
MPI355MP
3
Mobile Hydraulic Systems
MPI308
4
Electronics I
MPI313
5
Fuels I
MPI157
3
Welding 1
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective
PSE445G
3
Industrial Environmental Awareness

Semester 4
MPI456
6
Engine Design & Construction
MPI408
4
Electronics II
MPI413
5
Fuels II
ELEC1030
3
General Education Elective