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Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation Certificate

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You will gain skills to inspect and determine the extent of service required to repair heavy trucks, commercial trucks, buses, diesel engines, transport trailers, cranes, graders, drills, bulldozers and other heavy equipment for proper performance. You will learn essential skills in shop safety, work habits and caring for tools and equipment. Modules cover rigging, loading blocking and moving loads; using hoses, fasteners and fittings; welding; winches and working attachments; brakes; hydraulics; fuel systems; electrical systems; and internal combustion theory, to name a few. You will also become familiar with record keeping, writing service reports and using trade-specific software.  On successful completion of this program and upon entering into an apprenticeship, you will be eligible to receive technical training credit for Level 1 and 450 hours of work-based credit toward your apprenticeship hours requirement.


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Admission Requirements


Or successful completion of FSK 030  if the above requirements are not met.

  1. High School graduation is preferred provided the applicant meets or exceeds the stated prerequisites.

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Students will be required to achieve a minimum C (Letter Grade Scale 2) in each course to pass the program.  Student will be required to pass all industry certificate courses to achieve program completion requirements

Note: Curriculum and certifications may be subject to change as mandated by the ITA. Refer to current bulletins on the ITA website

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