|Field of Study:||Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
|Description:||The 34-week Motive Power Techniques program gives you an excellent opportunity to participate in a common first semester Motive Power program that will prepare you to choose a career in the Motive Power Field. The second semester is oriented towards a specific interest. The two options presently available are Automotive and Heavy Equipment.
Although heavy equipment oriented, this program prepares you for a diverse number of career opportunities in a variety of mechanical fields. You will be involved in maintaining, and repairing on and off-road heavy equipment such as front-end loaders, bulldozers, excavators, skidders, trucks and tractors. Those wishing to enter the motor vehicle, truck/coach or farm mechanic trade would also benefit from this program.
Hands-on, real work experience is an integral component of the program. The supporting technical and academic studies provides you with an opportunity to cope with rapidly changing technology. The program conforms to, and parallels, industrial practices and standards, equipping graduates with the skills to meet the demands of today’s job market and the challenges of tomorrow.