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Heavy Duty/Commercial Transport Technician
Course Details
Course Code:
HDCD 160

Calendar Description:
Students will be placed in an 80 hour practicum setting. Efforts will be made to provide placements in line with student preferences, and employers will be requested to provide a variety of tasks in line with the student's learning objectives.

Date First Offered:
2008-02-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 80


Practicum Hours:
Total Practicum Hours: 80
On the Job Experience: 80


Total Weeks:
2

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
HDCD 100A Heavy Duty/Commercial Transport Technician Foundation Trades Training
HDCD 100B Trades Mathematics and Science
HDCD 150 Heavy Duty/Commercial Transport Technician Level 1


Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
Students will be placed in an industry setting for a period of 80 hours under the supervision of a certified Journeyperson. In this time, the student will be exposed to the terminology of the trade and become involved with the routine and duties performed by a Heavy Duty/Commercial Transport Technician. Employers will complete a College generated evaluation of the student's performance determining if the student has passed or failed.

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Improve and expand their newly acquired skills
- Apply theoretical knowledge
- Apply the 5 step approach to repair (verify problem, diagnose problem, diagnose cause, effect repair, and verify repair)


Knowledge:
Use initiative to identify tasks

Attitudes:
Use time productively at all times

Skills:
Use time productively at all times

Grading System:
Pass/Fail

Passing Grade:
Pass

Grading Weight:
Practicum: 100 %


Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Additional Comments:
Practicum placement dependant upon instructor's discretion.
Please review the Trades and Apprenticeship Safety and Attendance Policy.


Supplies:
CSA approved footwear and safety glasses.

Keys to Success:
Attendance, maintaining a professional attitude, and successful integration of knowledge acquired in class into the workplace.
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