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. In addition, online courses are available. Please refer to the Transport Canada website for detailed license information.




Location: Dawson Creek Campus


ROTO117 — Lycoming LTS-101 series engines
TC Approval: TC2004-03-1036

Upcoming Dates
Oct. 1-5, 2018
Jan. 7-11, 2019


ROTO119 — Bell 204/205 series airframes
TC Approval: TC2004-03-1038

Upcoming Dates
Nov 26-Dec 7, 2018
Mar 4-15, 2019


ROTO120 — Allison 250 C20 series engines
TC Approval: TC2004-03-1032

Upcoming Dates
Oct 15-19, 2018
Jan 21-25, 2019


ROTO121 — Bell 206 series airframes
TC Approval: TC2004-03-1034

Upcoming Dates
Oct 22-Nov 2, 2018
Jan 28-Feb 8, 2019


ROTO124 — Lycoming T-53 series engines
TC Approval: TC2004-03-1039

Upcoming Dates
Nov 19-23, 2018
Feb 25-Mar 1, 2019


ROTO108E — Bell 206 electrical systems (online course)










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 Type Training courses taken here.
  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. Please be aware that courses will be cancelled if we do not reach our class minimum of 4 students two (2) weeks before course start date.

Refund Policy

  • Students wishing to withdraw must submit their withdrawal request a minimum of ten (10) days prior to class start for a full refund. A fee of $250 will be kept to cover administration costs.
  • Extenuating circumstances may prevent this advance notice and must be discussed with the Associate Dean of AME as further cost to college will result.
  • Failure to complete either of the above 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 at IntEd@nlc.bc.ca

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


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