2 years

Starting Date


Tuition Fee



Pickering, Canada

About the program

The theoretical knowledge you’ll gain in the Heavy Duty Equipment Motive Power Technician courses, combined with the hands-on experience in state-of-the-art labs, will give you an ideal start to a fulfilling career.

The Heavy Duty Equipment Technician program’s focus will be on applied mechanics and vehicle dynamics as well as component design and repair. Centennial College will offer exclusive courses such as Logistics and Hoisting and Rigging while also incorporating courses in business, English and general education.

Upon completion, you’ll be able to seek employment in many different areas of the heavy duty industry, such as an apprenticeship in a repair facility, administrative/managerial roles and with parts departments/suppliers. Because the program is based on the Heavy Duty Equipment apprenticeship curriculum standards, you’ll meet the requirements for levels 1 and 2 of in-school apprenticeship training.

Co-op Option

The program’s co-op option will provide you with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience while you work one term as a paid employee in the field. This opportunity will not only allow you to put classroom learning into practice but it will also provide valuable contacts for future careers.

Career Prospects

Career Outlook

  • Heavy Duty Equipment technician
  • Maintenance shop manager
  • Industry representative
  • Employment in support services

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