Canadian Automotive & Trucking Institute

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Transport Operations Specialist

Canadian Automotive & Trucking Institute

Field of Study:Transportation/Transportation Management
Careers:Railway and Yard Locomotive Engineers


Transport Operations Specialist positions require an in depth understanding of logistics and freight. Whether the specialist works in a warehouse setting or hauling cargo on the open road, it’s important that they understand all the rules and regulations surrounding both road safety and materials handling.

Truck drivers make up the majority of freight haulers in North America. Drivers typically have specialized licensing, to handle the larger vehicles they work with, and may be qualified to transport everything from liquid freon and fuel oil to fresh produce or live animals. In trucking and freight, a Transportation Specialist must pay special attention to the care and attention their cargo needs, and may be called upon to trouble shoot issues like route planning.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants must have an education assessment (one of the following): Ontario High School Diploma or GED, Ontario College or University Degree and successful completion of an academic assessment test conducted by, or under the direction of CATI staff.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Students must attend an Interview with CATI Admissions Coordinator.

      * 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 June 30, 2019