Construction Equipment Mechanics

Construction Equipment Mechanics

Program Objectives

  • Perform routine periodic maintenance and mechanical work
  • Inspect and target mechanical problems on construction equipment
  • Find technical information, perform repairs, replacements, adjustments and perform equipment tests

General Information

  • Code: 5831
  • Diploma: Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS)
  • Hours: 1800

Trade targeted

  • Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades (NOC 7301)
  • Heavy-duty equipment mechanics (NOC 7312)

Admission Requirements

Applicant must meet the following criteria:

Category 1

Must hold a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent.
   Or
Must be at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the current school year and have earned secondary IV credits in the language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
   Or
Must be at least 18 years of age and have the following functional prerequisites: Have successfully completed the general development test and the specific prerequisites listed in the table below for the desired program, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
   Or
Must have earned secondary III credits in the language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, and must take the following general education courses concurrently with vocational training to obtain missing credits: secondary IV language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister.

And

For admittance into this program, you must be 18 years of age and have successfully completed the general development test (GDT).

Functional prerequisites
Language of instruction Mathematics
Adult Youth Adult Youth
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