Helicopter Type Training


Type Training is the Transport Canada approved field maintenance courses for specific types of helicopter airframes and engines. Our instructors have experience in maintenance under field conditions. Airframe and engine types taught are: Bell 204/205 series airframes; Bell 206 series airframes; Honeywell T53 series engines (Lycoming); and Lycoming LTS 101 series engines. In addition, online courses are available. Please refer to the Transport Canada website for detailed license information.

Location: Dawson Creek Campus

Check back for fall course offering and pricing in September.



Course Prerequisite

You must possess, or hold the equivalent of, a valid aircraft maintenance engineering license or be a graduate of structured aircraft mainte­nance training. 

Important Notes

  1. Graduates of our Basic “M” Aircraft Maintenance Engineering program receive a 20% tuition discount on each Type Training course taken at NLC.
  2. This program is not eligible for Canada Student Loans.
  3. You must provide safety equipment, including soft-soled footwear having CSA safety-toe protection, CSA safety glasses with clear lenses, and full-sleeved coveralls.
  4. Costs are listed in Canadian currency, include tuition and textbook fees, and must be paid in full at time of registration. Purchase orders will be processed for payment upon receipt.
  5. We reserve the right to modify or cancel any program, course, timetable, fee or objective without notice or prejudice.These courses need a minimum of 4 students to run.

Refund Policy

  • Students wishing to complete a formal withdrawal must submit their withdrawal request a minimum of Ten (10) days in advance for a full refund. A fee of $250 will be kept to cover the administration costs incurred for the enrollment and withdrawal process.
  • Should circumstances arise that do not allow for the refund to be submitted ten days in advance, this must be discussed with the Associate Dean of AME as this will incur further administration and cost recovery issues as a result.
  • Failure to submit a withdrawal request or contact the Associate Dean of AME will result in loss of all course fees.

If you are not a Canadian resident, but are interested in taking Type Training here, please email our International Education Department.

Email Leo Manning, Associate Dean of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, for more information on course content.
For registration/admission information, please email: DC Student Services

Phone:  250-784-7587   Toll free: 1-866-463-6652, Ext 7587
FAX: 250-784-7535
Hours: 8:00 am-4:00 pm (Mountain Standard Time)

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