This course has students review the concepts of safe work practices, occupational health & safety, environmental practices, electronic media, vocabulary and pronunciation specific to the field of heavy mechanical trades. It provides an introduction to the heavy mechanical repair industry and to the language and communication skills required for success as a technician. Reading, writing, and interactive communication (listening & speaking) skills are practiced in conjunction with topics from the heavy mechanical trades curriculum. Interpersonal and conversational skills are enhanced while working in a shop setting. Sociocultural competencies appropriate to the Canadian workplace will be introduced and practiced.
Course code: HMTD 1115
Length: 25.0 hours
PrerequisitesAdmission to the Heavy Mechanical Technology program.
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.