Level 4 of the Heavy Duty Technician Program will cover Level 4 of the Provincial Apprenticeship Program. Students successfully completing this term will have the skills necessary to function as advanced Heavy Duty Apprentices working with limited supervision.
Date First Offered:
Total Hours: 180
Lecture Hours: 15
Shop Teaching Kitchen: 15
This course is offered online:
Successful completion of Level 3 Apprenticeship Training or successful challenge of Level 3 Placement Exam.
Line C Apply Work Practices And Procedures 1% of Time
C-6 Service Bearings and Seals
C-9 Describe Diagnostic Procedures
Line J Service Alternative Brake Systems 7% of Time
J-5 Service Hydraulic Retarders
Line Q Service Power Train Components 77% of Time
Q-1 Describe Power Transfer
Q-2 Service Clutches
Q-3 Service Standard Transmissions
Q-4 Service Drive Lines
Q-5 Service Drive Axles
Q-6 Service Wheel Machine Final Drives
Q-7 Service Torque Converters/Dividers
Q-8 Service Power Shift and Automatic Transmissions
Line R Service Air Conditioning Systems 15% of Time
R-1 Describe the Fundamentals of Air Conditioning
R-2 Service Air Conditioning Systems
R-3 Apply Legislation Governing CFCs and Retrofitting of Air Conditioning Systems
Line #\'s and Unit #\'s reference the Provincial Apprenticeship Outline Manual
Upon sucessful completion of Level 4, students will be capable of working at a 4th year Apprentice Level and be able to complete comprehensive tasks,under the minimal supervision of a licensed journey person. Students will have the ability to recognize tasks where they will require assistance or supervision and also demonstrate work habits associated with good trade practices.
Quizzes and Tests: 80 %
Practicum: 20 %
Percentage of Individual Work:
Other Pertinent Information:
Level ID: 04
A.I.M.S. Weighting ---------- 80% Theory 20% Practical
Unit Practical Theory
1. 3369 – Apply Work Practices & Procedures 1 1
2. 3374 – Service Alternate Brake Systems 7 7
3. 3376 – Service Power Train Componants 77 77
4. 3377 – Service Air Conditioning Systems 15 15
Course Offered in Other Programs:
Students are expected to maintain a 70% average to pass the course.
Instructor supplied handouts will compliment text books.