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CTAT 300 - Commercial Transport Technician Apprenticeship Level 3
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.

 

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

 

Total Weeks:  6

 

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

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-requisites:
None

 

Course Content:
Line H - Engines and Support Systems
- H-1 Theory of Internal Combustion Engines
- H-5 Start-up Procedures and Running Checks
- H-6 Troubleshooting Procedures on Diesel Engines
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-2 Mechanical Diesel Fuel Injection Systems
- J-9 Alternate Fuel 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 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

 

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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