Combine three micro-credentials for a supported entry into your heavy mechanical trades career. You’ll begin with a trades sampler introduction to the trades and then develop skills in four heavy mechanical trades: truck and transport mechanic, transport trailer technician, heavy duty equipment technician and diesel engine mechanic. Upon completion of the program, you’ll qualify for your Heavy Mechanical Foundation Harmonized certificate and earn Level 1 technical training credit and work-based training hours when you register as an apprentice.
Please apply online via the Apply Now Link. Applications will be reviewed in order of receipt. Students may be eligible for funding to cover the cost of training. Funding eligibility is reviewed as part of the application process.
To view program start dates, locations, delivery methods and other important information, visit the program page.
Based on availability of placements with industry, Trades Foundation students may have an opportunity to participate in an optional Work Experience: WXT 100.
In this program, students may participate in field trips to industry specific locations.
Students will be required to achieve a minimum C (Letter Grade Scale 2) in each course in the Heavy Mechanical Equipment Fundamentals Micro-credential and the Heavy Mechanical System Applications Micro-credential. Student will also be required to pass all courses in the Trades Sampler Plus for Heavy Mechanical Micro-credential to achieve program completion requirements.