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Truck and Coach Techniques

Official Name:

Motive Power Fundamentals - Truck and Coach Repair

Campus:

South Campus - Windsor (T958)

Program Length:
One Year - Ontario College Certificate

Starts:
September

Contact:


Scott Suffield
(519) 972-2727 ext. 4485
ssuffield@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 11 Math (C) or (U)
Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Truck and Coach Technicians test, analyze and diagnose systems used on commercial vehicles in accordance with manufacturers' recommendations and specifications.

Truck and Coach Techniques is designed to provide the learner with an understanding of the basic theoretical and practical aspects of the commercial vehicles trade and to familiarize them with the associated tools and materials. This is a great starting place for students who might want to pursue one of the commercial vehicle apprenticeship trades such as:
  • Truck and Coach Technician (Medium and Heavy Duty Trucks/ Highway and City Transit Buses/ School Buses) 310-T
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Technician 421-A
  • Agriculture/Farm Equipment Technician 425-A
  • Power Lift Truck Technician 282-E
This program will appeal to students with good math and computer skills. A mechanical aptitude is also helpful.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
A wide range of opportunities exist for diesel engine, commercial and heavy duty vehicle technicians in the area of service repair and retail parts.

YOUR INVESTMENT
Fees are subject to adjustment each year. The standard tuition and compulsory fees for 2013 are: 

Total 1st Year Tuition and Compulsory Fees
$3,483.75
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.

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS
Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
AUT119
6

Truck and Coach Electrical Systems
AUT104
2
Transportation Calculations
AUT109
5

Truck and Coach Drive Train Systems
AUT112
5

Truck and Coach Applied Work Practices and Operations
AUT118
2
Truck and Coach Welding
Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 2
AUT219
6

Truck and Coach Electrical, Electronics and Fuels
AUT129
5

Truck and Coach Engine Components
AUT205
6

Truck and Coach Engine Braking Systems
AUT207
3

Truck and Coach Fluid Power


Last updated 3/19/2013