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CTAT 400 - Commercial Transport Technician Apprenticeship Level 4

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.

 

Hours: 240 (Lecture Hours: 120; Shop/Teaching Kitchen: 120)

 

Total Weeks:  8

 

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of Level 3 Apprenticeship Technical Training or successful challenge of Industry Training Authority Level 3 Placement Exam.

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-requisites:
None

 

Course Content:
Line D - Work Practices and Procedures
- D-6 Bearings and Seals
Line F - Wheels, Hubs and Brakes
- F-6 Alternate Braking Systems
Line H - Engines and Support Systems
- H-1 Theory of Internal Combustion Engines
- H-3 Engines and Components
- H-5 Start-up Procedures and Running Checks
- H-6 Troubleshooting Procedures on Diesel Engines
Line I - Electrical and Electronic Systems
- I-4 Electrical/Electronic Systems
Line J - Fuel Systems
- J-1 Fuel Supply Circuits
- J-3 Electronic, Inline, Multi-plunger, Diesel Fuel Injection Systems
- J-4 Electronic, Distributor Pump, Diesel Fuel Injection Systems
- J-5 Electronic, Unit Injection, Diesel Fuel Systems
- J-6 Hydraulically Activated, Electronic, Unit Injection,Diesel Fuel Systems
- J-7 Common Rail, High Pressure, Electronic Injection,Diesel Fuel Systems
- J-8 Emission Systems on Diesel Engines
- J-9 Alternate Fuel Systems
Line K* - Cabs, Bodies and Accessories
- K-3 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Systems
- K-4 Refrigeration Systems
* Students will be required to obtain their freon handling license (HRAI Certification)

 

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

 

Supplies:
- Coveralls
- Footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection
- CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses

 

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

- Students are required to obtain Freon Handling License in the course.

 

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

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