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CTAT 300 - Commercial Transport Technician Apprenticeship Level 3
CTAT 300

Level 3 of the Commercial Transport Technician Apprenticeship explores the practical and theoretical components of electricity (advanced), combustion engine theory, carburated fuel systems, diesel and gasoline fuel injection systems. Upon completion of this course, students will be capable of working in industry at a third year apprentice level. Curriculum is determined as per the Industry Training Authority.

  • Total Hours: 180
  • Lecture Hours: 90
  • Shop Teaching Kitchen: 90
Total Weeks:  6

This course is offered online:  No

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Level 2 Apprenticeship Technical Training or successful challenge of Industry Training Authority Level 2 Placement Exam.

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 third year apprentice including the following:

Line H - Service Engines and Support Systems
  • H-1 Describe the Theory of Internal Combustion Engines
  • H-5 Perform Start-up Procedures and Running Checks
  • H-6 Perform Troubleshooting Procedures on Diesel Engines
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-2 Service Mechanical Diesel Fuel Injection Systems
  • J-9 Describe Alternate Fuel 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

Course Offered in Other Programs:  No

  • Coveralls
  • Footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection
  • CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses
  • Learning modules
  • Notebooks
  • Calculator.

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

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