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Motive Power Fundamentals - Motorcycle and Power Sport Vehicles

Credential:
Ontario College Certificate
College Code:
CONS
School:
Trades & Apprenticeship
Program Code:
0727
Accelerated Delivery:
No
Campus:
GU
Academic Year:
2016 / 2017

About the Program

Conestoga's Motive Power certificate programs provide students with a combination of training at the pre-apprenticeship level and at the apprenticeship level and provide a great pathway to apprenticeship. The program covers all learning outcomes for Level 1 of the apprenticeship program, providing you with the opportunity to be exempt (Ministry exam should you choose to pursue an apprenticeship in the motorcycle trade. Additionally, students will cover an eight-week specialization in power sport vehicles. At the pre-apprenticeship level, students will receive the theoretical and hands-on shop experience which registered apprentices would normally acquire in the workplace in addition to trade-related skills such as mathematics, computer applications, communications, basic electricity and precision measuring. Upon graduation, students can obtain a Motive Power Fundamentals certificate or be eligible to enter directly into the second year of the two-year Motive Power Technician - Motorcycle and Power Sport Vehicles diploma program.

For more information please contact our Student Recruitment staff at trades@conestogac.on.ca.

Program Information

Length: One-year Ontario College Certificate program
Delivery Sequence: Guelph - September/2016 (Closed) - Fall | Winter
Location: Guelph
Start: September
First-Year Capacity: 30

Admission Requirements

Admission Procedures

Program Requirements

Tuition & Fees

Domestic fees are currently unavailable; please check back at a later time.

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates may hold positions such as apprentice motorcycle mechanics and work in settings that include service and sales.

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca

Pathways & Credit Transfer

Conestoga pathways enable students to build on their academic achievements in order to earn a degree or additional credential. Pathways are formed through agreements between Conestoga programs or partner institutions.

Often applicants have earned credits from another college or university that may allow a student to be granted advanced standing or exemption. Learn more about credit transfer opportunities at Conestoga.

Program Courses

Course Details for 2016 / 2017
Course Code Course Title and Description
Level 1
CDEV2070 Career Development

Description: This course emphasizes the knowledge, skills, behaviours, and activities required in order to identify appropriate and rewarding employment opportunities and to participate in the typical job search process for entry-level roles. Students will learn to evaluate their skills in order to develop self-marketing techniques such as cover letters, resumes, and outlining achievements. Mock interviews will provide the student with interview experience as well as feedback on their strengths and areas to be improved.
Hours: 15
Credits: 1
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

COMM1085 College Reading & Writing Skills

Description: This course focuses on the reading, writing and critical thinking skills needed for academic and workplace success. Students will analyse, summarize, and discuss a variety of readings and apply the steps of planning, writing, and revising in response to written prompts. This course prepares students for post-secondary writing tasks, research, and documentation.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

COMP1280 Computer Applications

Description: This course will introduce students to the use of word processing and spreadsheet software program, as well as, operating systems and the Web to produce technical documents.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MATH1830 Applied Mathematics

Description: This course is an applications oriented mathematics course in which the student utilizes arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry and geometry to solve technically oriented problems. This course is designed to develop a proficiency in mathematics necessary for subsequent courses in the Motive Power trades. The course covers both vocational (job oriented) and generic skills (written, analytical and problem-solving).
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MOTV1180 Motive Power Safety and WHMIS

Description: Review safe working practices, housekeeping, hazard awareness, the use of personal protective equipment, safety legislation and regulations, WHMIS.
Hours: 15
Credits: 1
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MOTV1190 Precision Measuring

Description: This course is designed to allow the Motive Power student to use precision measuring tools in trade related problems.
Hours: 15
Credits: 1
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MOTV1210 Drawings, Schematics and Basic Electricity

Description: This course will cover a basic understanding of the electrical flow and sources and a basic understanding of schematic interpretation and trade symbol usage.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MOTV1280 Small Engines I

Description: This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of small engine operation, component identification and repair. Topics will include safe work practices, tools and equipment, lifting and equipment moving, and small engine assemblies.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MOTV1290 Introduction to Motorcycles and Power Sport Vehicles

Description: The student will be given an overview of Motorcycle and power sport vehicles systems, plus the operation and interpretation of precision measuring tools and meters. Basic function and usage of trade related hand and power tools, and a basic understanding of hydraulic operations in an applicable trade format will be covered. A major component of this course will deal with part and component identification and location.
Hours: 150
Credits: 10
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

WELD1610 Welding for Motive Power

Description: The students will learn the fundamentals of the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) processes as well as oxy-fuel welding and cutting. Topics will include safe operating principles, applications, equipment setup and troubleshooting.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Level 2
MOTV1650 Motorcycle and Power Sport Vehicles Work Practices

Description: Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of accepted trade workshop practices and procedures. This includes the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of tools and equipment, bearings, seals and sealants, fasteners, precision measuring equipment, personal safety and legalities, setup and safety for oxy-acetylene cutting and heating.
Hours: 40
Credits: 3
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MOTV1660 Motorcycle and Power Sport Vehicles Engines

Description: Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of two and four stroke internal combustion engines and assemblies, cylinder heads and valve trains, lubrication systems, cooling systems, intake and exhaust systems.
Hours: 62
Credits: 4
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MOTV1670 Motorcycle Power Trains

Description: Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the construction, operating principles; testing and servicing of motorcycle primary drive systems, clutch assemblies, gearing fundamentals, and manual transmissions.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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MOTV1680 Motorcycle Brakes and Chassis

Description: Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of motorcycle hydraulic brake systems. Also, demonstrate a working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of motorcycle chassis systems including steering and suspension systems.
Hours: 40
Credits: 3
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CoRequisites:

MOTV1690 Motorcycle Electrical/Electronic and Fuel Systems

Description: Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of motorcycle electrical system circuits and components, electromagnetic devices and motors, cranking and charging systems, lead acid batteries, electrical laws and calculations, and electrical test equipment. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of motorcycle fuel systems, fuel switches, air induction and carburetors.
Hours: 62
Credits: 4
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Level 3
MOTV1700 Power Sport Vehicles Power Trains

Description: Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the construction, operating principles; testing and servicing of sport vehicle primary drive systems, clutch assemblies, gearing fundamentals, manual transmissions, hydrostatic drive systems, track systems, and personal water sport propulsion systems.
Hours: 40
Credits: 3
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MOTV1710 Power Sport Steering, Suspension and Brakes

Description: Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of power sport vehicles hydraulic brake systems. Also demonstrate a working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of power sport vehicles chassis systems including steering and suspension systems.
Hours: 40
Credits: 3
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CoRequisites:

MOTV1720 Power Sport Vehicles Electrical/Electronic and Fuel Systems

Description: Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of sport vehicle electrical system circuits and components. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of sport vehicle fuel systems, fuel switches, air induction and carburetors.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
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MOTV1730 Small Engines II

Description: Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of small internal combustion engines and assemblies, electrical systems, cylinder heads and valve trains, fuel systems, lubrication systems, cooling systems, intake and exhaust systems.
Hours: 40
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MOTV1740 Inspection and Pre-delivery

Description: Demonstrate a working knowledge of powered equipment types and applications, and perform pre-delivery inspection service in accordance with safety regulations and specified trade requirements.
Hours: 32
Credits: 2
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Program Outcomes

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