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CTMX 0105 - Air Brakes for Mechanics

Commercial Transport Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course will prepare mechanics, with limited experience, to service air brakes. Course coverage will include fundamentals, function, operation, and repair of air brake components and systems. Automotive Service Technician Authorized Inspectors are required to complete this training to obtain CVSE authorization to perform air brake inspections. In addition, you will have the option to complete a practical pre-trip inspection test valid for 90 days toward the ICBC Air Brake Endorsement examination.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$447.00

Fall 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2017 term.

CRN 39341

Mon Oct 16 - Fri Oct 20 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 16 - Oct 20 Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:30 AIC Rm. 1635

Instructor

David Murray

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$447.00

Notes

  1. CSA approved safety glasses, steel-toed footwear and coveralls required. Footwear must be steel-toed, leather, ankle covering boots. Prerequisite: Basic mechanical knowledge and ability. Course is held at BCIT Annacis Island 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.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2005

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