Heavy Equipment Technician
|Faculty:||School of Trades & Skills
|Degree:||Not Applicable; Apprenticeship
|Field of Study:||Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
|Description:||This program allows you to work with both on and off road equipment, from heavy transport haulers to excavators. Heavy Equipment Technicians repair and overhaul engines, mechanical & power shift transmissions, hydraulics, and basic electrical systems on the largest and most powerful equipment.
The four year program consists of eight weeks each year. Subject areas are listed below for each in-school technical training period which consists of four eight week training periods, coinciding with years of work related experience.
|URL:||Heavy Equipment Technician at Olds College
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
- 2 of Grade11 Mathematics or Grade11 English
- English Language Arts 20-2
- Math 20-3
- Science 10
Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Entrance Exam
- Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
* 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.