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CTAT 200 - Commercial Transport Technician Apprenticeship Level 2

Level 2 of the Commercial Transport Technician Apprenticeship explores the practical and theoretical components of clutches, standard transmissions, torque converters, drive axles, engine support systems, electricity applied, and an introduction to air conditioning and refrigeration. Upon completion of this course, students will be capable of working in industry at a second year apprentice level. Curriculum is determined as per the Industry Training Authority.

 

Hours: 180  (Lecture Hours: 90; Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 90)

 

Total Weeks:  6

 

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of Level 1 Apprenticeship Technical Training or successful challenge of Industry Training Authority Level 1 Placement Exam.

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-requisites:
None

 

Course Content:
Line D - Work Practices and Procedures
- D-6 Bearings and Seals
Line G - Drivetrain
- G-2 Standard Transmissions
- G-3 Automatic Transmissions and Torque Converters
- G-4 Drivelines
- G-5 Drive Axles
- G-6 Power Take-Offs and Auxiliary Transmissions
Line H - Engines and Support Systems
- H-4 Engine Support Systems
Line I - Electrical and Electronic Systems
- I-1 Basic Principles of Electricity
- I-2 Common Electrical and Electronic Components
- I-3 Electrical Testing Equipment
- I-4 Electrical/Electronic Systems
- I-5 Batteries
- I-6 Starting Systems
- I-7 Charging Systems
- I-8 Ignitions Systems
Line J - Fuel Systems
- J-1 Fuel Supply Circuits
- J-9 Alternate Fuel Systems
Line K - Cabs, Bodies and Accessories
- K-3 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Systems

 

Learning Outcomes:
Upon 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 second year apprentice including the following:
Line D - Apply Work Practices and Procedures

- D-6 Service Bearings and Seals
Line G - Service Drivetrain
- G-2 Service Standard Transmissions
- G-3 Service Automatic Transmissions and Torque Converters
- G-4 Service Drivelines
- G-5 Service Drive Axles
- G-6 Service Power Take-Offs and Auxiliary Transmissions
Line H - Service Engines and Support Systems
- H-4 Service Engine Support Systems
Line I - Service Electrical and Electronic Systems
- I-1 Describe Basic Principles of Electricity
- I-2 Identify Common Electrical and Electronic Components
- I-3 Use Electrical Testing Equipment
- I-4 Service Electrical/Electronic Systems
- I-5 Service Batteries
- I-6 Service Starting Systems
- I-7 Service Charging Systems
- I-8 Service Ignitions Systems
Line J - Service Fuel Systems
- J-1 Service Fuel Supply Circuits
- J-9 Describe Alternate Fuel Systems
Line K - Service Cabs, Bodies and Accessories
- K-3 Service Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Systems

Knowledge: 
Use initiative to identify tasks

Attitudes:
Use time productively

Skills:
Select and use appropriate tools

 

Grading System:  Percentage

 

Passing Grade:  70%

 

Percentage of Individual Work:  100

 

Supplies:
- Coveralls
- Footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection

- CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses

 

Additional Course Comments:
- Students will sign and adhere to the Trades & Apprenticeship Safety and Attendance Policy

 

Textbooks:
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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