Heavy Mechanical Trades Apprenticeship

What you'll learn

Apprenticeship technical training is designed for students who are working in the industry and have been registered as an apprentice through the Industry Training Authority.

If you're not working in the industry, you can start your education by taking the foundation level program for Heavy Mechanical Trades.

CNC offers all levels of technical training for the Heavy Duty Mechanic and Commercial Transport Mechanic program.

This program is being revised by the ITA. These descriptions are subject to change.

HMT 150 Level 1

Duration: 10 weeks

In this first level you’ll cover the topics: diagnostic procedures; hydraulic systems; hydraulic brake systems; air operated systems; and heavy duty wheeled equipment.

HMT 250 Level 2

Duration: 8 weeks

In this course you’ll cover work practices and procedures; diesel engines; mechanical diesel fuel systems; electrical and electronic systems; spark ignition systems; and alternate brake systems.

HDM 350 Level 3

Duration: 6 weeks

At this level you’ll do further work on work practices and procedures; mechanical diesel fuel systems; electrical and electronic systems; spark ignition systems; and electronic diesel fuel systems.

HDM 450 Level 4 - Heavy Duty

Duration: 6 weeks

In this course you’ll cover work practices and procedures; alternate brake systems; powertrain components; and air conditioning systems.

COTR 450 Level 4 - Commercial Transport

Duration: 8 weeks

In this course you’ll cover work practices and procedures; alternate brake systems; powertrain components; and air conditioning systems.

Course content for Heavy Duty Mechanics and Commercial Transport Mechanical Repair is identical up to Level 4. At that time, students must chose apprenticeship completion in either Commercial Transport Mechanical Repair or Heavy Duty Mechanics.

Heavy Mechanical Trades

  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Length: 4 years
  • Campus: Prince George
  • Fees: Vary by Level