Full-time Certificate 1550ttcert

Overview

Note: This program has been restructured to Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation and has been relocated to the new Annacis Island Campus. Admissions will be contacting all applicants that are currently on the waitlist.

Commercial transport mechanics rebuild, overhaul, recondition, repair and maintain motorized commercial truck, bus and road transport equipment. They also employ logic and deductive reasoning in diagnosing and troubleshooting mechanical systems.

The Program

This entry-level program provides you with the theoretical understanding as well as practical skills needed to become proficient in basic mechanical maintenance of commercial transport and passenger vehicles. You will become familiar with tune-ups and general servicing of commercial vehicles as well as the disassembly/reassembly of such vehicle parts as engine, transmission, clutch, differential, brakes and suspension systems.

Graduating & Jobs

Job Opportunities

This training in commercial transport mechanics prepares you for entry-level employment.

Graduates of this program are encouraged to seek formal apprenticeships in the industry.

Graduate employment outcomes

The BCIT student outcomes reports present summary findings from the annual survey of former students administered by BC Stats one to two years after graduation. These reports combine the last three years of available results for the 2013-2015 BCIT Outcomes Surveys of 2012-2014 graduates and for Degree 2010-2012 graduates. The reports are organized into three-page summaries containing information on graduates' labour market experiences and opinions regarding their education. More detailed information can be accessed at the BC Student Outcomes website.

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