Algonquin College

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Motive Power Technician

Algonquin College

Faculty:School of Advanced Technology
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
Course Based:Yes
Length:42 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,630
International: $15,930

Information on tuition and fees can be found on the Algonquin College website.

Scholarships:1
Careers:Heavy-Duty Equipment MechanicsAuto Mechanics/TechniciansAuto Body Repairers

Description:

This accelerated two-year Motive Power Technician Ontario College Diploma program, delivered over three academic periods (semesters), provides you with the skill-set to find an entry-level position in the transportation service industry.

Begin by learning the operational principles of systems used on vehicles, with hands-on projects to reinforce your knowledge. As you progress in the program, you focus on the advancement of technical fundamentals, advanced diagnostics, and troubleshooting procedures. You also study mathematics and related sciences, ethics, communications and marketing.

Prerequisites:

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C) 
Applicants are required to have:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR
  • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR
  • General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR
  • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.


Applicants are also required to have: English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent), and Mathematics, Grade 12 (MAP4C or equivalent).

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]
Application Notes : International applicants must submit proof of either: IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT) Overall 80, with a minimum of 20 in each component: Reading 20; Listening 20; Speaking 20; Writing 20.

* 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.

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