Heavy duty mechanics maintain, overhaul, recondition, repair and test equipment powered by internal combustion engines or electricity, and without limiting the foregoing, including graders, loaders, shovels, tractors, trucks, forklifts, wheeled and tracked vehicles of all types used in construction, logging, sawmill, manufacturing, mining and other similar industry.
This 30 week foundation program provides you with the theoretical understanding as well as practical skills needed to become proficient in basic mechanical maintenance and repair of heavy duty machines. You will become familiar with servicing hydraulic systems, air brakes, winches, blades and accessories.
This foundation program prepares you for employment as a heavy duty mechanic in construction, forestry, material handling, as well as landscaping and land clearing companies. Graduates of this program are strongly encouraged to seek formal apprenticeships in the industry.
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