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CTAT 400 - Commercial Transport Technician Apprenticeship Level 4
CTAT 400

Level 4 of the Commercial Transport Technician Apprenticeship explores the practical and theoretical components of rebuilding gasoline/diesel engines, air conditioning, and refrigeration. The course also prepares students for the Interprovincial Examination. Students who successfully complete Level 4 qualify for the Interprovincial Examination and Journeyperson status within the industry.
Curriculum is determined as per the Industry Training Authority.

  • Total Hours: 240
  • Lecture Hours: 120
  • Shop Teaching Kitchen: 120
Total Weeks:  8

This course is offered online:  No

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Level 3 Apprenticeship Technical Training or successful challenge of Industry Training Authority Level 3 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 fourth year apprentice including the following:

Line D Apply Work Practices and Procedures
  • D-6 Service Bearings and Seals
Line F Service Wheels, Hubs and Brakes
  • F-6 Describe Alternate Braking Systems
Line H Service Engines and Support Systems
  • H-1 Describe the Theory of Internal Combustion Engines
  • H-3 Service Engines and Components
  • 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-4 Service Electrical/Electronic Systems
Line J Service Fuel Systems
  • J-1 Service Fuel Supply Circuits
  • J-3 Service Electronic, Inline, Multi-plunger, Diesel Fuel Injection Systems
  • J-4 Service Electronic, Distributor Pump, Diesel Fuel Injection Systems
  • J-5 Service Electronic, Unit Injection, Diesel Fuel Systems
  • J-6 Service Hydraulically Activated, Electronic, Unit Injection,Diesel Fuel Systems
  • J-7 Service Common Rail, High Pressure, Electronic Injection,Diesel Fuel Systems
  • J-8 Service Emission Systems on Diesel Engines
  • J-9 Describe Alternate Fuel Systems
Line K Service Cabs, Bodies and Accessories
  • K-3 Service Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Systems
  • K-4 Describe Refrigeration 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

Additional Comments:
  • Students are required to obtain Freon Handling License in the course.
  • 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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