Truck and Coach Technician – MACK/VOLVO MAP 32 8681

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Established as Toronto's first public college in 1966, Centennial College offers programs in business, communications, community and health studies, science and engineering technology, general arts, hospitality and transportation.
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Program code: 8681
School: School of Transportation
Credential: Ontario College Certificate
Program Type: Modified apprenticeship program
Program Length: 1 year
Start Date: Fall
Location: Ashtonbee Campus
Tel: 416-289-5000, ext. 7069


This 36-week MAP program provides 32 weeks of in-class training and a four-week work placement component.
Emphasis is on fundamentals of engines, fuel systems, electrical systems, gear trains, brakes steering and suspension systems and work place practices. Electronics, diagnosis and computer management systems will conclude the program. All aspects of heavy truck technology are embodied in the program. 
Upon successful completion, with a 75 percent grade average, you will receive a job interview at a hiring MACK/VOLVO dealership or fleet operation, where you will complete your on-the-job apprenticeship training. This Modified Apprenticeship Program (MAP) has also partnered with world class fleets as part of the work experience to further broaden future opportunities for MACK/VOLVO MAP graduates.


During the 32 weeks of in-class training, students will be required to successfully complete the following 7 courses:

  • Drive Trains
  • Electrical Systems
  • Engine Systems
  • Trade Practices
  • Brake Systems
  • Fuel Systems
  • Electronic Management and Emission

Click here to apply.

Semester 1 Courses
Course Code Course Title Campus
APVO 201 TRADE PRACTICES Ashtonbee Campus
APVO 202 ENGINE SYSTEMS Ashtonbee Campus
APVO 205 DRIVE TRAINS Ashtonbee Campus
APVO 206 BRAKE SYSTEMS Ashtonbee Campus
APVO 207 ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS Ashtonbee Campus
APVO 208 FUEL SYSTEMS Ashtonbee Campus
APVO 210 ELECTRICAL MANAGEMENT AND EMISSION Ashtonbee Campus
 


Semester 2 Courses
Course Code Course Title Campus
APVO 301 TRADE PRACTICES Ashtonbee Campus
APVO 302 ENGINE SYSTEMS Ashtonbee Campus
APVO 305 DRIVE TRAINS Ashtonbee Campus
APVO 306 BRAKE SYSTEMS Ashtonbee Campus
APVO 307 ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS Ashtonbee Campus
APVO 308 FUEL SYSTEMS Ashtonbee Campus
APVO 309 FLUID POWER SYSTEMS Ashtonbee Campus
APVO 310 ELECTRICAL MANAGEMENT AN EMISSION Ashtonbee Campus
 

Program Highlights
  • Excellent training facility
  • Excellent student/teacher ratio of approximately 20 to 1 
  • Employment opportunity at the conclusion of the program for students maintaining a 75 percent grade average 
  • Training is more in-depth and in-school sessions are longer than traditional apprenticeship training 
Eligibility
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or GED (General Educational Development)
Additional Requirements
  • Applicants must be employed by  Mack/Volvo or be selected through an meeting/interview with program faculty
  • Applicants must be able to legally work in Canada
    If you are currently employed by Mack/Volvo, contact Admission representative Ingrid Joaquin (ijoaquin@centennialcollege.ca) for details on how to apply. Priority for this program is given to current employees.

    When space permits, additional applicants are selected through an interview process.
    To be considered for one of the remaining seats,  you must apply to program 8681 at Ontariocolleges.ca  You will receive a letter and questionnaire with instructions on how to request a program interview. Admission is on a first come first served basis, you should return your questionnaire promptly per the instructions.

    Notes

    Students enrolled in a Centennial College Modified Apprenticeship Program (MAP) are Registered Apprentices, in accordance with the Apprenticeship Branch of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
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