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.
Basic mechanical knowledge and ability. Steel-toed footwear required.
CSA approved safety glasses and footwear required. Footwear must be steel-toed, leather, ankle covering boots. Prerequisite: Basic mechanical knowledge and ability. Course held at BCIT Great Northern Way Campus.
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CSA approved safety glasses and footwear required. Footwear must be steel-toed, leather, ankle covering boots. Prequisite: Basic mechanical knowledge and ability. Course held at BCIT Great Northern Way Campus.
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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