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Construction Equipment Mechanics

Applications open for:

Waswanipi (SRVTC): Winter 2024

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Become a certified mechanic with this hands-on program!

Learn how to:

  • Perform routine periodic maintenance and mechanical work
  • Inspect and target mechanical problems on construction equipment
  • Perform repairs, replacements, and adjustments

1800 hours (full-time, 72-weeks)
120 credits
Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS)

Program Content

  • Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process
  • Avoid health, safety and environmental hazards
  • Find technical information about construction equipment
  • Do workshop work
  • Perform heating, welding and cutting operations
  • Establish interpersonal relationships at work
  • Inspect hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Inspect electrical and electronic systems
  • Inspect wheels and repair power brake systems
  • Repair clutches and traction systems
  • Maintain and repair charging and starting systems
  • Repair electrical circuits and cab accessories
  • Do general maintenance work on diesel injection systems and engine brakes
  • Tune up diesel engines
  • Inspect and replace diesel engines
  • Repair diesel engines
  • Repair transmission systems
  • Repair hydraulic components on construction equipment
  • Maintain hydrostatic transmissions
  • Repair and maintain semiautomatic and automatic transmissions
  • Repair and maintain steering systems
  • Perform routine periodic maintenance on construction equipment
  • Enter the work force

Do you have the prerequisites?

  • Secondary IV language of instruction, second language and mathematics 
    or 
  • Secondary III language of instruction + General Development Test

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How do I Apply?

1

Identify the courses or program you wish to take

Review your options and build a learning plan with the adult education guidance counsellor.

2

Bring documents to your local Adult Education Office

Bring your birth certificate, social insurance number, and school reports/transcripts to your local Adult Education office. If you are applying for a vocational program, please contact your Local Education Consultant for more details on necessary documents. Find my local adult education office.

3

Fill out an application

If you applied for General Education classes, welcome! You may be able to start immediately after submitting your application. If you applied for a Vocational Program, you will be contacted following the selection process.