| Okanagan College responds to industry needs
The Heavy Mechanical Trades program now trains students in four separate trades that are all in demand and industry recognized.
- Heavy Duty Equipment Technicians work on delicate electronic controls to handling of
heavy parts and high-pressure hydraulics.
- Truck and Transport Mechanics keep the big rigs running safely and smoothly as they
crisscross the highways of B.C.
- Transport Trailer Technicians maintain, rebuilds, overhauls, reconditions and takes care
of diagnostic trouble shooting and repairs.
- Diesel Engine Mechanics installs, repairs and maintains all internal combustion diesel engines
and components used in transport, construction and marine.
NEXT INTAKE: JUNE 11, 2018 - CALL TODAY 250-862-5457 FOR DETAILS OR APPLY ONLINE
Program Details: 38 weeks (1,140 hours)
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Outcomes: Graduates of this program will receive an Okanagan College program certificate, Level 1 Technical Training credit and 450 work-based training hours towards one of the four trades from the Industry Training Authority.
Employment Opportunities: Depending on which of the four trades you decide is your best fit, after graduating from the program you would be looking for work in forestry, mining, railway, busing and trucking companies; transport and automotive dealerships, shops, garages and service stations; and, in agriculture and landscaping companies.