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Transportation Trades Sampler Short Certificate


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The Transportation Trades Sampler program is a 300-hour program providing students with an opportunity to experience Automotive Service Technician, Motor Vehicle Body Repairer, Heavy Duty Equipment Technician, Automotive Painter and Automotive Refinishing Prep Technician trades. In addition to the opportunity to sample various aspects of these trades, participants will learn the safe operation of heavy equipment and obtain IVES counterbalance forklift operation certification.

Graduates will have acquired basic knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to carry out their duties in a safe, ethical, and professional manner.




Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
TBD 300 hours Short Certificate Broadway Full-time

Program Description

Program Description

The Transportation Trades Sampler short certificate provides a wide range of opportunities for student Instructional time is (approximately) 25% classroom and 75% practical activity. Classroom activities are lectures, demonstrations, audio-visual presentations and exercises. Practical experience takes place in an active shop setting. The extensive workshop experience provides reinforcement of theoretical concepts, develops hand skills, and familiarity with repair procedures, electronic equipment standard safety procedures. All modules are designed to enable the student to work independently and in groups.


Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

This program welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Program options for international students can be found at VCC International.

As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

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


Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

Applicants do not apply to VCC directly. Interested BC secondary school students, teachers and counselors are directed to contact the Career Program Coordinator or Administrator for their school district. See the ITA Youth Explore Program website for details.

Fees and Other costs


Application Fee $35


Fees are approximate and subject to change without notice. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made. The application fee is non-refundable. Fees are refunded according to the refund policy. For further clarification, see withdrawals and refunds information page.

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Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 

Term 1

(TTSP 0100) Workplace Safety
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1.0 credits course outline
(TTSP 0101) Basic Welding Procedures
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1.0 credits course outline
(TTSP 0102) Basic Sheet Metal Repair
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1.0 credits course outline
(TTSP 0103) Automotive Refinishing
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1.0 credits course outline
(TTSP 0104) Project Car
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2.0 credits course outline
(TTSP 0105) Heavy Equipment Operation
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1.0 credits course outline
(TTSP 0106) Forklift Operation
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1.0 credits course outline
(TTSP 0107) Automotive Engines
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1.0 credits course outline
(TTSP 0108) Automotive Maintenance
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1.0 credits course outline
(TTSP 0109) Introduction to Apprenticeship
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0.0 credits course outline