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VCC International

Heavy Mechanical Technology Diploma (International Cohort)

This program is designed for people who wish to obtain employment in the Mechanical Trades Industry as Heavy Duty Equipment Technicians, Truck and Transport Mechanics, Diesel Engine Mechanics, or Transport Trailer Technicians.

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Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
May, Jan 2 years Diploma Annacis Island Full-time

Program Description

Program Description

Heavy Duty Equipment Technicians typically work on industrial and construction vehicles, such as mining trucks and bulldozers, and on heavy equipment used in construction, forestry, materials handling, landscaping, and land clearing in a safe and environmentally sound manner. Truck and Transport Mechanics diagnose, repair, and service highway buses and trucks. They work for commercial transport vehicle dealers, garages, and service stations. Diesel Engine Mechanics install, repair, and maintain all internal combustion diesel engines and components used in transport, construction, and marine industries. Transport Trailer Technicians maintain, rebuild, overhaul, recondition, complete diagnostic troubleshooting for, and repair commercial truck trailers.

Upon successful completion of this program, students may be eligible to write Industry Training Authority standardized examinations. Through practical experience, successful students will be able to integrate the theoretical knowledge gained in the classroom with practical experience of the workplace.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.

Applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

Proof of English Proficiency

VCC welcomes international students from around the world to the college's academic or career programs.

Applicants for whom English is a second language should submit proof of English proficiency.


Program Specific

VCC welcomes international students from around the world to the college's academic or career programs.

Applicants for whom English is a second language should submit proof of English proficiency.

  1. International students must have an English language level of IELTS 5.0 (no band less than 4.5), or iBT TOEFL 60, or equivalent.
  2. Students must possess a high school graduation certificate or GED or equivalent.
  3. Apprentice and workplace Math 10 or equivalent required.

Courses Schedule

Courses Schedule

 

Term 1

Electric Welding & Cutting (HMTD 1103)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Final Drives & Undercarriage 1 (HMTD 1111)
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1.0 credits course outline
Final Drives & Undercarriage 2 (HMTD 1112)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Fittings & Fasteners (HMTD 1106)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Frames & Suspension (HMTD 1113)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
HMT Tools & Equipment 1 (HMTD 1104)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
HMT Tools & Equipment 2 (HMTD 1105)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Lubricants & Bearings (HMTD 1109)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Math, Physics & Worksafe Requirements for HMT (HMTD 1110)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Oxy-Acetylene Welding & Cutting (HMTD 1102)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Tires, Wheels & Hubs (HMTD 1114)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Truck & Machine Operation 1 (HMTD 1107)
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1.0 credits course outline
Truck & Machine Operation 2 (HMTD 1108)
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1.0 credits course outline
Workplace Safety & Preparatory Skills (HMTD 1101)
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1.00 credits course outline
Workplace Skills 1 (HMTD 1115)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline


Term 2

Electrical Systems 1 (HMTD 1205)
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1.0 credits course outline
Electrical Systems 2 (HMTD 1206)
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1.0 credits course outline
Electrical Systems 3 (HMTD 1207)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Electrical Systems 4 (HMTD 1208)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Electrical Systems 5 (HMTD 1209)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Electrical Systems 6 (HMTD 1210)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Electrical Systems 7 (HMTD 1211)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Hydraulic Systems 1 (HMTD 1201)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Hydraulic Systems 2 (HMTD 1202)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Hydraulic Systems 3 (HMTD 1203)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Hydraulic Systems 4 (HMTD 1204)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Shop Simulation 1 (HMTD 1212)
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1.0 credits course outline
Steering Systems 1 (HMTD 1213)
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1.0 credits course outline
Steering Systems 2 (HMTD 1214)
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1.0 credits course outline
Workplace Skills 2 (HMTD 1215)
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1.0 credits course outline


Term 3

Air Brake Systems 1 (HMTD 2105)
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1.0 credits course outline
Air Brake Systems 2 (HMTD 2106)
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1.0 credits course outline
Air Brake Systems 3 (HMTD 2107)
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1.0 credits course outline
Cab & Protective Structures (HMTD 2101)
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1.0 credits course outline
Cab Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Systems (HMTD 2108)
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1.0 credits course outline
Hydraulic Brake Systems 1 (HMTD 2102)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Hydraulic Brake Systems 2 (HMTD 2103)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Hydraulic Brake Systems 3 (HMTD 2104)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Powertrain 1 (HMTD 2112)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Powertrain 2 (HMTD 2113)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Powertrain 3 (HMTD 2114)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Powertrain 4 (HMTD 2115)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Refrigeration Unit Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Systems (HMTD 2109)
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1.0 credits course outline
Trailers 1 (HMTD 2110)
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1.0 credits course outline
Trailers 2 (HMTD 2111)
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1.0 credits course outline


Term 4

Course Name: Electrical Systems 10 (HMTD 2207)
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1.0 credits course outline
Electrical Systems 8 (HMTD 2205)
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1.0 credits course outline
Electrical Systems 9 (HMTD 2206)
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1.0 credits course outline
Electronic Systems 1 (HMTD 2208)
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1.0 credits course outline
Electronic Systems 2 (HMTD 2209)
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1.0 credits course outline
Electronic Systems 3 (HMTD 2210)
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1.0 credits course outline
Employment Skills (HMTD 2215)
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1.0 credits course outline
Gasoline Fueled (Automotive) Engine Management Systems 2 (HMTD 2212)
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1.0 credits course outline
Powertrain 5 (HMTD 2201)
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1.0 credits course outline
Powertrain 6 (HMTD 2202)
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1.0 credits course outline
Powertrain 7 (HMTD 2203)
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1.0 credits course outline
Powertrain 8 (HMTD 2204)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Shop Simulation 2 (HMTD 2213)
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1.0 credits course outline
Shop Simulation 3 (HMTD 2214)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Vehicle Management Systems (HMTD 2211)
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1.0 credits course outline


Fees and Other costs

Fees and Other Costs:


Graduation Fee - $40

Campus Resource Fee - $328.20

Coverall Deposit - $85

As international cohorts are exclusively for international students, international fees apply throughout the duration of the program.
International Application Fee $145
Tuition Fee $32,820
Student Union Fee $222.84
College Initiative Fee $154.09
Laundry Fee $617
Student Union Health Plan Fee $292
Student Union Dental Plan Fee $292
U-Pass Fee $574

Contact Us/Request Info

Contact Us/Request Info

email: study@vcc.ca

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Program: Heavy Mechanical Technology Diploma (International Cohort)