Truck and Coach Techniques
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Official Name:

Motive Power Fundamentals - Truck and Coach Repair

Campus:

South Campus - Windsor (T958)

Program Length:
One Year - Ontario College Certificate

Starts:
September

Contact:


Joe Leightizer
519-972-2727 ext. 4088
jleightizer@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
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year for YEAR ONE students are:

Domestic Students
U.S. Students
International Students

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

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