Level 1 of the Commercial Transport Technician Apprenticeship explores the practical and theoretical components of hydraulic systems, steering systems, frames, suspension and attachments, hydraulic and air brake systems, and air operated controls. Students will also become familiar with electricity as it relates to the trade. Upon completion of this course, students will be capable of working in industry at a first year apprentice level. Curriculum is determined as per the Industry Training Authority.
- Total Hours: 180
Lecture Hours: 90
Shop Teaching Kitchen: 90
This course is offered online:
Level 1 Registered Apprentice with the Industry Training Authority or proof of successful completion of related Foundation Trades Training program.
- Level 1 Registered Apprentice with the Industry Training Authority or proof of successful completion of related Foundation Trades Training program.
Upon successful completion of this course, the apprentice should be able to work safely in a commercial transport shop and perform correct repair procedures typical of a first year apprentice including the following:
LINE E Service Frames Chassis & Steering
LINE F Service Wheels, Hubs & Brakes
E-3 Service Steering Systems
E-4 Service Hydraulic Steering Systems
E-5 Perform Vehicle Alignment
LINE I Service Electrical & Electronic Systems
F-3 Service Hydraulic Brake Systems
F-4 Service Air Brake Systems
F-5 Service Anti-Lock Braking Systems
LINE K Service Cabs, Bodies & Accessories
I-1 Describe Basic Principles of Electricity
I-2 Identify Common Electrical & Electronic Components
I-3 Use Electrical Testing Equipment
I-4 Service Electrical/Electronic Systems
I-5 Service Batteries
I-6 Service Starting Systems
K-2 Service Hydraulic Systems
K-7 Service Trailer Bodies
Use initiative to identify tasks.
Use time productively at all times.
Select and use appropriate tools.
Percentage of Individual Work:
Course Offered in Other Programs:
Students will be encouraged to obtain Air Brakes Endorsement on their driver's license
- Footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection
- CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses
- Learning modules
Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.