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Motorcycle Technician (Apprenticeship)

Credential:
Certificate
Program Code:
0466
School:
Trades & Apprenticeship
Academic Year:
2019 / 2020
Accelerated Delivery?
No

About the Program

This 483-hour program, which consists of a 238-hour level 1 and a 245-hour level 2, is designed to provide the apprentice with theoretical knowledge of all aspects of the motorcycle technician trade, as well as practical training necessary to complement the apprentice's on-the-job training experience.

Program Information

Length: 483-hour Certificate program delivered in two components
Location: Guelph
Start: Varies

Admission Requirements

Note:

What is Apprenticeship?

For information on the apprenticeship system in Ontario, including how to register as an apprentice, visit the apprenticeship section of our website.

Tuition & Fees

Fees are set by MTCU as per the Offer of Classroom Training.
Books, safety equipment, tools, and parking fees are additional.
Refer to the apprentice orientation page for further details on these additional fees (First Day Checklist).
Applicants are registered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Graduate Opportunities

Motorcycle technicians perform preventative maintenance, diagnose problems, and repair the systems of motorcycles.

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

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.

Exemption Testing

Apprentices may challenge the in-school portion of apprenticeship levels from a variety of trade-specific apprenticeship programs depending on their level of expertise and time spent on the job. Non-apprentices can likewise challenge the in-school portion of the program starting first at level one. For more information about Exemption Testing - Apprentices and Non-Apprentices please visit: http://www.conestogac.on.ca/testing-services/exemption.jsp

Program Courses

Course Details (0466)
Course Code Course Title and Description
Level 1
MOTV1017 Motorcycle 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: 35
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MOTV1025 Motorcycle Engines

Description: Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of 2 and 4 stroke internal combustion engines and assemblies, cylinder heads and valve trains, lubrication systems, cooling systems, intake and exhaust systems.
Hours: 63
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MOTV1037 Motorcycle Power Trains

Description: Remove, diagnoses, repair and install variable ratio belt drive systems and final drive units, in accordance with government safety regulations, manufacturer's recommendations/specifications and approved industry standards.
Hours: 35
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MOTV1045 Motorcycle Braking Systems 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: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MOTV1055 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: 63
Credits: 4
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

Level 2
MOTV2320 Motorcycle Work Practices

Description: Identify and utilize effective communication techniques and interpersonal skills, as well as be able to perform basic MIG and TIG welding techniques in accordance with government safety regulations, manufacturer's recommendations/ specifications and approved industry standards.
Hours: 35
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MOTV2330 Motorcycle Engines

Description: Remove, diagnose, repair and install engines, including cooling, exhaust and lubrication systems in accordance with government safety regulations, manufacturer's recommendations/ specifications and approved industry standards.
Hours: 49
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MOTV2345 Motorcycle Power Trains

Description: Remove, diagnose, repair and install variable ratio belt drive system and final drive units, in accordance with government safety regulations, manufacturer's recommendations/ specifications and approved industry standards.
Hours: 35
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MOTV2350 Motorcycle Braking Systems and Chassis

Description: Remove, diagnose, repair and install tires and wheels, chassis components and braking systems in accordance with government safety regulations, manufacturer's recommendations/ specifications and approved industry standards.
Hours: 49
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

MOTV2360 Motorcycle Electrical/Electronic and Fuel Systems

Description: Test, diagnose and repair electrical and ignition systems using manufacturer's guidelines and schematics in addition the student will also competently test and repair carbureted and electronic fuel control systems in accordance with government safety regulations, manufacturer's recommendations/ specifications and approved industry standards.
Hours: 77
Credits: 5
Pre-Requisites:
CoRequisites:

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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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