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CTMX 0105 - Air Brakes for Mechanics

Commercial Transport Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

Prepares mechanics, with limited experience, to service air brakes. Upon successful completion, students will receive credit for the pre-trip for 30 days toward the Motor Vehicle Air Endorsement examination. This endorsement is a requirement for Automotive Technician Commercial Vehicle Inspectors to inspect air brakes.

Prerequisite(s)

Basic mechanical knowledge and ability. Steel-toed footwear required.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$425.00

Fall 2014

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2014 term.

CRN 39341

Mon Dec 01 - Fri Dec 05 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Dec 01 - Dec 05 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:30 AIC Rm. 1634

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$425.00

Notes

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

Winter 2015

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2015 term.

CRN 79609

Mon Mar 23 - Fri Mar 27 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 23 - Mar 27 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:30 AIC Rm. 1634

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$425.00

Notes

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

This section is only available for registration starting Sun, Oct 26 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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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.

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