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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

$409.00

Spring/Summer 2014

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2014 term.

CRN 29849

Tue Apr 08 - Thu May 15 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - May 15 Tue/Thu 17:00 - 20:00 GNW

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$409.00

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 held at BCIT Great Northern Way Campus.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

CRN 61147

Mon May 12 - Fri May 16 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 12 - May 16 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:30 GNW Rm. 201F

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$409.00

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 held at BCIT Great Northern Way 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.

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