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Motive Power Fundamentals-Truck and Coach-International Technical Education

Credential:
Ontario College Certificate
College Code:
CONS
School:
Trades & Apprenticeship
Program Code:
07131
Accelerated Delivery:
No
Campus:
GU
Academic Year:
2016 / 2017
Notice: Important! The delivery pattern of this program will be changing beginning in Fall 2016. Please see "About the Program" below for details.

About the Program

This program will prepare you to pursue a career in the truck and coach repair industry and is offered through a partnership with International Trucks. Students must have a working relationship through an International Truck dealer or affiliate to participate in the program. The program is designed to provide a strong basis in general and specific trade-related academics, safety training, dealer specific on-line training and the foundation technical skills needed in the truck and coach technician trade specific to International equipment.

The delivery pattern for the International Technical Education Program (ITEP) will require students to complete a 12-month work period after finishing the first semester of the program. Students will need to be registered as a Truck & Coach apprentice with the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities and be a member-in-good standing with the Ontario College of Trades during this one-year paid work period. Immediately following the work period, students will return to the college to complete Levels 1 & 2 of the apprenticeship in-school curriculum for the Truck & Coach Technician trade. On successful completion of these components students will be awarded an Ontario College Certificate.

Graduates will have the ability to identify, inspect and test basic truck system problems and components. Alternatively, graduates may resume their studies in a Motive Power Technician college program with advanced standing.

Delivery Pattern

September - December Semester 1 - Conestoga Guelph campus

January - December Work period - International Truck dealer or affiliate

January - April Levels 1 & 2 - Conestoga Guelph campus

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 (Open) - Fall | Winter
Location: Guelph
Start: September
First-Year Capacity: 20

Admission Requirements

Note re: Admission Requirements

Participants in the ITEP program MUST be registered apprentices through an International Truck dealer or affiliate prior to the one-year work period.

Admission Procedures

Program Requirements

Tuition & Fees

Tuition fee details for the 2016-2017 year are listed below. Books and supplies are additional.

Apprenticeship classroom fees, apprenticeship registration fees and related costs are additional.

Domestic Fees

Estimated fees based upon the previous academic year (2015 / 2016) for Motive Power Fundamentals-Truck and Coach-International Technical Education - Program # 07131

Guelph - Fall 2016 Level 1 (Program Start: 2016-09-06)
Description Fall 2016
Full-time Program Tuition $1420.00
Student Priority Fee $49.45
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.80
Administration Fee $25.30
Technology Enhancement Fee $133.35
CSI Association Fee $82.50
CSI - CSA $4.56
CSI Health Plan Fee $286.00
Session Total $2028.96
Year Total $2028.96

International Fees

Estimated International fees based upon the previous academic year (2015 / 2016) for
Motive Power Fundamentals-Truck and Coach-International Technical Education - Program # 07131


Guelph - Fall 2016 Level 1 (Program Start: 2016-09-06)
Description Fall 2016
International Program Tuition $5850.00
Student Priority Fee $49.45
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $27.80
Administration Fee $25.30
Technology Enhancement Fee $133.35
CSI Association Fee $82.50
CSI - CSA $4.56
ISR $375.00
International Health Fee $550.00
Session Total $7097.96
Year Total $7097.96

Financial Assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website.

For more information, please visit Financial Services/Awards.

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates will be uniquely qualified to enter the workforce at an International dealership or with an International bus or truck fleet operation. They may also choose to pursue their apprenticeship or enter a Motive Power Technician diploma program with advanced standing. Other career opportunities in this field include parts person, service manager, sales, or other motive power-related apprenticeship trades.

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.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

Conestoga recognizes prior learning of skills, knowledge or competencies that have been acquired through employment, formal and informal education, non-formal learning or other life experiences. Prior learning must be measurable at the required academic level and meet Conestoga standards of achievement for current courses. Challenge exams and portfolio development are the primary methods of assessment. Other methods of assessment may be available depending upon the nature of the course objectives. Successful completion of the assessment results in an official course credit that will be recorded on the student's Conestoga transcript. PLAR cannot be used by registered Conestoga students for the clearance of academic deficiencies, to improve grades or to obtain admission into a program.

Learn more about PLAR.

Program Courses

Course Details
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:

MOTV1170 Air Conditioning and ODP

Description: A basic understanding of the automotive heater and air conditioning system, including service precautions and Ministry guidelines.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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:

TRCK1110 Introduction to Truck and Coach Service

Description: The student will be given an overview of Truck and Coach systems, plus the operation and interpretation of precision measuring tools and meters. Basic function and usage of trade related hand and power tools. A basic understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic 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: 142
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
TRCK1120 Trade Practices I

Description: Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of recommended trade work practices; 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
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

TRCK1140 Fluid Power Systems

Description: Demonstrate a basic knowledge of fluid power fundamentals, components, graphic symbols and operation. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of fluids, filters, conductors and connectors and setting up a proper maintenance schedule.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

TRCK1150 Engine Systems I

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

TRCK1170 Electrical Systems I

Description: Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of electrical system circuits and components, light and heavy duty lead acid batteries, gasoline fuel systems, intake and exhaust systems and emission control systems; demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the design, layout and interpretation of electrical system wiring diagrams.
Hours: 48
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

TRCK1190 Fuel Systems I

Description: Demonstrate a basic knowledge of diesel fuel systems, injection principles, injection sub-systems and hydraulic injection systems.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

TRCK1210 Drive Train Systems I

Description: Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the construction, operating principles; testing and servicing of power train clutch assemblies, gearing fundamentals, countershaft manual transmissions, driveshafts, PTO's and single drive axle assemblies.
Hours: 32
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

TRCK1230 Wheel End Assemblies and Brake Systems

Description: Demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of hydraulic brake and air brake systems.
Hours: 32
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Level 3
TRCK1130 Trade Practices II and Auxiliary Systems

Description: Demonstrate a working knowledge of arc and GMAW welding, information systems and PC's, cabs and control systems, tractor-trailer and articulating coach configurations.
Hours: 32
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

TRCK1160 Engine Systems II

Description: Demonstrate a working knowledge of the purpose, construction, repair and principles for cylinder heads and valve trains, diesel engine blocks, and gasoline engine operation, testing, diagnostics and repair.
Hours: 40
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

TRCK1180 Electrical Systems II

Description: Demonstrate a working knowledge of electrical definitions and fundamentals of applied test equipment; the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of the following: heavy duty batteries, heavy duty cranking systems and control circuits; charging systems and control circuits, heavy duty electrical circuit schematics, auxiliary electrical components, electronic fundamentals, and electronic input circuit components.
Hours: 40
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

TRCK1205 Fuel Systems II

Description: Demonstrate a basic knowledge of port helix metering injection pumps, MUI fuel systems, hydromechanical governors, gasoline fuel injection systems, partial authority electronic engine management and emission controls and testing.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

TRCK1220 Drive Train Systems II

Description: Demonstrate a working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of; clutch and flywheel assemblies, multiple countershaft manual transmissions and auxiliary sections, multiple speed and double reduction drive axle assemblies, power divider tandem drive assemblies, electronically controlled standard transmissions, and transfer cases drop boxes and power take-off assemblies.
Hours: 40
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

TRCK1240 Suspension, Steering and Brake Systems

Description: Demonstrate a working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of air brake systems, hydraulic and air-over-hydraulic brakes, tire and wheel assemblies, wheel end assemblies, mechanical suspension systems, and air suspension systems.
Hours: 48
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

TRCK1260 Vehicle Electronic Management and Emission Systems

Description: Demonstrate a working knowledge of electronic service tools, vehicle computer fundamentals and electronic input circuit components.
Hours: 16
Credits: 1
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Level 99
TRCK1590 Navistar WBT

Description: Students will be given access to the Navistar web-based self study system for this course. They will complete a series of modules on International technical processes and procedures, safety, ISIS, iKnow programs, servicemaxx, warranty, electrical systems basics, power steering, air suspension, fluid analysis, pre-delivery inspection, and Diamond Logic.
Hours: 40
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Program Outcomes

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International students should apply online using a Conestoga College International Application Form. Please note: not all programs are open to international students. Interested students should check the listing of open programs on our international students web page before applying.
For program information, call the Information Centre at 519-748-5220 ext 3656.

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The College reserves the right to alter information including requirements and fees and to cancel at any time a program, course, or program major or option; to change the location and/or term in which a program or course is offered; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies in the job market or for budgetary reasons; or to withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or registrations, over-acceptance of offers of admission, budgetary constraints, or for other such reasons. In the event the College exercises such a right, the College’s sole liability will be the return of monies paid by the applicant or student to the College.

Students actively registered in cohort delivered programs who take longer than the designed program length of time to complete their studies are accountable for completing any new or additional courses that may result due to changes in the program of study. Unless otherwise stated, students registered in non-cohort delivered programs must complete the program of study within seven years of being admitted to the program.

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