The Truck and Transport Mechanic (TTM) apprenticeship program (formerly Commercial Transport) requires time spent on the job and in-school training. A Truck and Transport Mechanic trainee must complete a four-year program including workplace and in-school hours of training as follows:
- Technical Training: 4 levels, 840 hours
- Registration in the following levels of training at BCIT:
- Level 1, 2, 3 Heavy Mechanical Trades (HMT)
- Level 4 Truck and Transport Mechanic (TTM)
- Work based training: 6,360 hours
After completion of training, a passing grade on the interprovincial exam will result in the SkilledTradesBC Certificate of Qualification (Truck and Transport Mechanic), Certificate of Apprenticeship and the Interprovincial Red Seal Endorsement.
Students work on mechanical and electronic components of vehicles. This includes most vehicle systems such as fuel, brake, steering and suspension systems, transmission, emission control and exhaust systems, engines, and electrical, cooling and air conditioning and refrigeration.
Please visit the SkilledTradesBC website for more detailed information.
Heavy Mechanical Trades common core
Heavy Mechanical Trades Apprenticeship (HMT) Levels 1, 2 and 3 are common core for the following programs:
- Truck and Transport Mechanic (TTM): Level 1, 2, 3
- Heavy Duty Equipment Technician (HDET): Level 1, 2, 3
- Diesel Engine Mechanic (DEM): Levels 1, 2
- Transport Trailer Technician (TTT): Level 1
Please visit the Heavy Mechanical Trades Apprenticeship (HMT) page for detailed information on entrance requirements, program costs, registration and more.
If you are registered with SkilledTradesBC, you can apply now to BCIT’s Apprenticeship Studies program.
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