Algonquin College

Motive Power Technician

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Advanced Technology (Ottawa)
Field of Study:Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma program delivered in a compressed format over 45 weeks prepares students for entry into a wide range of careers in the transportation service industry. Through a healthy combination of theoretical and hands-on technical training, business courses, and the essential skills training that employers are looking for from their employees, students are equipped with the knowledge required for fulfilling and challenging employment in both the administrative and repair fields within the sector.

This program is offered over three consecutive levels. In Level 01, the majority of the time is spent learning the operational principles of systems used on modern vehicles, which are reinforced in practical hands-on projects. Time is equally divided between theory and hands-on applications. Students also study mathematics, related sciences and communications - each a foundational element to the essential skills sought by today`s employers.
URL:Motive Power Technician at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:45 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,160
International: $23,511

Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Books and supplies cost approximately $400 per term.
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Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent). Mathematics, Grade 12 (MAP4C or equivalent).

* 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 July 25, 2016