Nova Scotia Community College

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Heavy Duty Equipment/Truck and Transport Repair

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Faculty:School of Trades and Technology
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
Description:Do you like fixing engines? Are you physically fit and able to lift heavy objects? These are good qualities to have for a career in heavy duty equipment repair. This program will provide you with the skills and knowledge to diagnose and repair faults in the mechanical, hydraulic, and electronic/electrical systems used in today’s heavy equipment. Since toxic chemicals and petroleum products are often involved, workplace safety will be another important aspect of your training.

Graduates may find employment in occupations related to the heavy equipment servicing and sales industry such as diesel and marine repair, service advisor/writer, heavy duty equipment repair, farm equipment repair, bus, truck, and transport repair.
URL:Heavy Duty Equipment/Truck and Transport Repair at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,936
Careers:Heavy-Duty Equipment MechanicsCrane OperatorsCrane Operators, Drillers and BlastersSee More...

Admission Requirements


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

    High School Graduation Diploma 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 August 13, 2018