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bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Motive Power Technician – Heavy Equipment

Course code: #T121

bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Motive Power Technician – Heavy Equipment

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $14,382 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01

Overview

College Diploma in Motive Power Technician – Heavy Equipment

When it comes to machinery, if you believe bigger is better, then this program is for you. 

Northern’s two-year Motive Power Technician – Heavy Equipment diploma will give you the knowledge and skills you need to take on the monster machines that power the economy.

In an apprenticeship environment focused on teamwork, personal safety and problem solving, you’ll be trained to meet the challenges of today’s increasingly complex work environments.

And—while developing a standard of craftsmanship that sets you apart—you’ll learn to diagnose and repair the mechanical, electric and electronic systems that industries depend on.

This program will also prepare you to apply your knowledge in analyzing and solving heavy-duty equipment system problems. 

You will learn how to diagnose and repair mechanical, electronic and electrical heavy-duty equipment components and systems using a variety of troubleshooting techniques and testing equipment to support heavy equipment operations.

This program provides a basis for you to:

  • Develop desirable work attitudes and a keen sense of responsibility, particularly with regard to personal safety.
  • Acquire sound theoretical training to meet the challenges of today’s increasingly complex work environments.
  • Reinforce fundamental skills of the trade through exposure to practical applications.
  • Develop high standards of craftsmanship, problem-solving skills and personal pride in your trade.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$22,907

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $5,880
Accommodation 1 bed room $8,525
Tuition 1 person $14,382

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency test scores
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

79
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

PTE

58
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

Cambridge

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Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

The College will accept one band at 5.5 on the IELTS test.

GSE: 10-34 / IELTS: Below 5.0
1-semester ESL program + 1-year GAS EAP program (semesters 1 and 2) + college program of choice. Non-SDS Students who score between 31 and 34 on the GSE will have the option of an interview to determine if they can bypass ESL.

GSE: 35-44 / IELTS: 5.0
1-year GAS EAP program (semesters 1 and 2) + college program of choice. Non-SDS Students who score between 41 and 44 on the GSE will have the option of an interview to determine if they can bypass the first semester of EAP.

GSE: 45-54 / IELTS: 5.5
Second semester of the GAS EAP Program only + college program of choice. Non-SDS Students who score between 51 and 54 on the GSE will have the option of an interview to determine if they can bypass both ESL and EAP. Students of this level may enter directly into the second semester of GAS EAP (PCG292).

GSE: 55-64 / IELTS: 6.0
College program of choice + Mandatory Enhanced Communications I and II (CM1933 and CM2933). Non-SDS Students who score between 51 and 54 on the GSE will have the option of an interview to determine if they can bypass both ESL and EAP

GSE: 65 / IELTS: 6.5

College program of choice (Enhanced Communications I and II not required)


Academic background and requirement

  • Proof of Senior High School Diploma/Certificate

Northern College requires all students to have their own PC laptop computer. The College’s Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program is mandatory for all students.

Career opportunities

  • Automotive service technician
  • Truck and coach technician
  • Heavy equipment technician
  • Parts technician
  • New vehicle sales and leasing

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