Northern Lights College

Commercial Transport Technician

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Program Information

School:Northern Lights College
Faculty:Trades & Apprenticeships
Degree:Certificate; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation
Description:Commercial Transport Vehicle Technicians diagnose, repair and service highway buses and trucks. They work for commercial transport vehicle dealers, garages, and service stations. A Commercial Transport Vehicle Technician is designated as a Truck and Transport Technician under the Inter-Provincial Red Seal Program. These technicians work on the mechanical, electrical, and electronic components of vehicles. This includes the fuel, brake, steering and suspension, transmission, emission control and exhaust, and cooling and climate control systems. Some technicians specialize in one or more of these systems.

Commercial Transport Vehicle Technicians are required to use computerized diagnostic equipment to do preventive maintenance and test vehicle performance. They also work on mechanical and electronic components and do scheduled maintenance, such as oil changes and tune-ups.
URL:Commercial Transport Technician at Northern Lights College
Length:26 Week(s)
Enrolment #:16
Careers:Truck Drivers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Level 1: Registered Apprentice with the Industry Training Authority; or proof of successful completion of a related Foundation Trades Training program.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 12, 2009