Heavy Equipment Mechanics

Heavy-Equipment-Mechanics

Program Objectives

  • Inspect, repair, maintain, adjust equipment
  • Perform tests
  • Problem-solving minded
  • Know and apply safety regulations

General Information

  • Code: 5831
  • Diploma: Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS)
  • Hours: 1,800

Targeted Trades

  • Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades (NOC 7216)
    The most important Essential Skills for this trade are:
    • Document Use
    • Oral Communication
    • Thinking
  • Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics (NOC 7312)
    The most important Essential Skills for this trade are:
    • Oral Communication
    • Thinking

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
Functional prerequisites
Language of instruction Mathematics
Adult Youth Adult Youth
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