Go big. Start your career repairing today's commercial vehicles and industrial heavy mechanical equipment. Earn a recognized trade certificate as you train in a working repair shop using state-of-the-art tools and technology.
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|Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation||Certificate||3552||90 months||Feb, Sep, Nov|
|Transportation Trades Sampler Transportation Trades Sampler||Short Certificate||1461||3000 hours|
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Gain real experience servicing and repairing commercial vehicles including transport trucks, buses, loaders, bulldozers, and other industrial heavy equipment.
Tools of the trade
The Heavy Mechanical Trade Shop at VCC’s Broadway Campus is a fully functioning mechanical shop where you’ll work with custom kits from Snap-On Tools and the latest electronic diagnostic equipment.
Train alongside supportive and knowledgeable instructors with more than 150 years of combined industry and teaching experience.
Frequently asked questions
- Construction mechanic
- Crane service technician
- Farm equipment mechanic
- Heavy diesel engine mechanic
- Heavy equipment mechanic
- Heavy equipment inspector-repairer
* All tuition amounts listed are subject to change without notice. Should tuition amounts increase, students are required to pay the increased rates. Additional fees may apply.
Tuition amounts listed are for domestic fee payers. Tuition for international students will vary.
† Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage Report
‡ Source: B.C. 2025 Labour Market Outlook