Durham College

Durham College

MHUB - January 1, 2015
Province/State ON
City: Oshawa and Whitby
Province/State: Ontario
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Mechanic Program: Parts Technician

Motive Power Technician - Service and Management Program Summary:
This program will give you the skills and training required to pursue a variety of careers in the transportation and automotive fields. As a graduate, you will be prepared to enter the motive power trades with highly skilled trade qualifications and essential business communication, marketing and interpersonal skills. Successful completion of this program will enable you to:

Create work orders related to the motive power trade and industry;

Diagnose motive power engines, electrical/fuel systems, motive power drive lines, directional control systems (steering, suspension and brakes) and air conditioners;

Search and find parts/service information from manuals and computerized systems;

Understand and apply proper disposal, storage and handling practices as they pertain to environmental legislation; and

Understand management principles such as business structure, accounting, human resources management and parts/supply management.

If you successfully complete Year 1 and choose to leave at that time, you will receive an Ontario college certificate in Motive Power Fundamentals – Parts and Counter Personnel.

Students wishing to challenge apprenticeship exemption exams are required to pay an examination fee.

Program Contact Details:
Nathalie Stutt
905.721.2000 ext. 4041

The college’s enrolment has grown to more than 7,100 students in full-time studies, thousands more in part-time studies and 1,400 apprentices. Durham College offers more than 100 full-time, market-driven programs through the schools of Business, IT & Management; Continuing Education; Health & Community Services; Interdisciplinary Studies & Employment Services; Justice & Emergency Services; Media, Art & Design; Science & Engineering Technology; and Skilled Trades, Apprenticeship & Renewable Technology.

The college’s rich history of post-secondary excellence has made Durham the premier college in Canada for career-focused students who succeed in a challenging, supportive and inclusive learning environment.