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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:

Total Hours: 80

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

Total Weeks:

This course is offered online:

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:


Rearticulation Submission:

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)

Use initiative to identify tasks

Use time productively at all times

Use time productively at all times

Grading System:

Passing Grade:

Grading Weight:
Practicum: 100 %

Percentage of Individual Work:

Course Offered in Other Programs:

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

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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