Go big. Start your career repairing today's commercial vehicles and industrial heavy mechanical equipment. Earn a recognized trade certificate as you train in a working repair shop using state-of-the-art tools and technology.
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Job openings predicted ‡
|Diesel Engine Mechanic Apprentice Diesel Engine Mechanic Apprentice||Apprenticeship||40 weeks per level||Varies|
|Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Apprentice Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Apprentice||Apprenticeship||70 weeks per level||Varies|
|Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation||Certificate||3347||90 months||Feb, Apr, Jul, Sep, Nov|
|Transport Trailer Technician Apprentice Transport Trailer Technician Apprentice||Apprenticeship||70 weeks per level||Varies|
|Transportation Trades Sampler Transportation Trades Sampler||Short Certificate||1376||3000 hours||Not accepting applications|
|Truck and Transport Mechanic Apprentice Truck and Transport Mechanic Apprentice||Apprenticeship||70 weeks per level||Varies|
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Gain real experience servicing and repairing commercial vehicles including transport trucks, buses, loaders, bulldozers, and other industrial heavy equipment.
Tools of the trade
The Motive Power Centre at our Annacis Island campus is a fully functioning repair shop where you’ll work with custom kits from Snap-On Tools and the latest electronic diagnostic equipment.
Train alongside supportive and knowledgeable instructors with more than 150 years of combined industry and teaching experience.
Frequently asked questions
What students are saying
You work a lot on big trucks, excavators, bulldozers, and front loaders. I feel as though it's more hands-on compared to other courses I’ve seen.
This education is very critical for your career… there's no way that I would be able to do my job without this schooling.
* All tuition amounts listed are subject to change without notice. Should tuition amounts increase, students are required to pay the increased rates. Additional fees may apply.
Tuition amounts listed are for domestic fee payers. Tuition for international students will vary.
† Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage Report
‡ Source: B.C. 2025 Labour Market Outlook