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CTMX 0105 - Air Brakes for Mechanics

Commercial Transport Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course will prepare mechanics, with limited experience, to service air brakes. Course coverage will include fundamentals, function, operation, and repair of air brake components and systems. Automotive Service Technician Authorized Inspectors are required to complete this training to obtain CVSE authorization to perform air brake inspections. In addition, you will have the option to complete a practical pre-trip inspection test valid for 90 days toward the ICBC Air Brake Endorsement examination.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$446.00 - $447.00 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2017 term.

CRN 64995

Mon Jun 12 - Fri Jun 16 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 12 - Jun 16 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:30 AIC Rm. 2641

Instructor

David Murray

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$446.00

Notes

  1. CSA approved safety glasses, steel-toed footwear, and coveralls required. Footwear must be steel-toed, leather, ankle covering boots. Prerequisite: Basic mechanical knowledge and ability. Course held at BCIT Annacis Island Campus.

Fall 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2017 term.

CRN 39341

Mon Oct 16 - Fri Oct 20 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 16 - Oct 20 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:30 AIC Rm. 1635

Instructor

David Murray

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$447.00

Notes

  1. CSA approved safety glasses, steel-toed footwear and coveralls required. Footwear must be steel-toed, leather, ankle covering boots. Prerequisite: Basic mechanical knowledge and ability. Course is held at BCIT Annacis Island Campus.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the components of an air brake system and state their function;
  • Disassemble and assemble air brake valves and foundation brakes;
  • Diagnose problems in an air brake system;
  • Perform preventative maintenance on air brake equipped vehicles; and
  • Perform a pre-trip inspection on an air brake equipped vehicle.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2005

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2017

Books for Spring/Summer 2017 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Air Brake Connection (Revised Ed)
Author Wright
Publisher Presto
Copyright 1999
Binding Spiral
Price $28.95
Required

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Inside Air Brake Valves And Devices
Author Wright
Copyright 2008
Binding Spiral
Price $26.95
Required

Fall 2017

No information on books is currently available for Fall 2017 offerings of this course.

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