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Pre-Employment Heavy Equipment Technician

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Program Information

School:Olds College
Faculty:School of Trades & Skills
Degree:Not Applicable; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
Description:If you enjoy maintaining and repairing equipment, you can't get much bigger than the heavy equipment and off-road industry! Heavy Equipment Technicians typically repair and overhaul engines, mechanical and powershift transmissions, hydraulics, and basic electrical systems on mobile and stationary equipment. This 12 week program will introduce you to the maintenance of a wide variety of equipment including trucks and trailers, off-road, and earthmoving equipment.

URL:Pre-Employment Heavy Equipment Technician at Olds College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $10,121

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.


Admission Requirements


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

    Completion of Grade 11

    Test Scores:
    • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
    Application Notes : Minimum of 18 years of age upon completion of the program.

    * 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 April 17, 2020