Nick Bray, P&E Coordinator
Telephone: 613-258-8336 ext. 61463
Heather Buck, Registrar
Telephone: 613-258-8336 ext. 61335
Diesel Equipment Mechanic Certificate
Interested in Power? Think Diesel Power!
The Diesel Equipment Mechanic program is designed to provide the blend of classroom learning and hands-on training required for careers in diagnosing and repairing equipment within the farm, construction, golf and turf, highway truck and heavy duty equipment industries. The broad-based curriculum allows students to apply their new knowledge and skills to a wide range of diesel powered equipment applications.
List of Diesel Equipment Mechanic Certificate Courses (click here)
Diesel Engines I
Brake System Fundamentals
Heating, Cutting, Bending & Oxy Fuel
Diesel Fuels Systems I
Fluid Power Systems I
Power Transmission I
Electrical Systems Fundamentals
Applied Work Practices
Machine Shop Practices
Vehicle Heating & Air Conditioning
Diesel Engines II
Hydraulic Brake Systems
Electrical Welding Fundamentals
Diesel Fuel Systems II
Fluid Power Systems II
Power Transmissions II
Electrical/Electronic Systems I
- This program follows the first level of the Apprenticeship in-school curriculum for farm equipment, heavy duty equipment, powered lift truck and truck / coach technicians.
- Successful completion of this program will be recognized when you register as an Apprentice.
- Students can transfer into Co-op Apprenticeship Diploma for Agricultureal & Heavy Equipment Technicians program after completing the Diesel Equipment Mechanic Certificate.
- Also qualiifes for 2nd Career Initiative.
Contact Linda Sudds, 613-258-8336 ext. 61574 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The increasing sophistication of diesel powered equipment found in today’s motive power market continues to demand skilled, well-trained mechanics to maintain and repair this equipment. Graduates of this program are found working in the following positions:
- Farm Equipment Mechanic
- Construction Equipment Mechanic
- Highway Truck Mechanic
- Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic
Mechanics in these trades enjoy the opportunities provided by a variety of work experiences in diagnosing and repairing a broad range of equipment in diverse working environments.
Upon graduation, you may register through your employer with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities as an apprentice in one of the Motive Power trades. The Diesel Equipment Mechanic program follows the first level of the Apprenticeship in-school curriculum for farm equipment, heavy duty equipment, powered lift truck and truck/coach technicians. Successful completion of this program will be recognized when you register as an apprentice.
Length: 28 weeks in two semesters
Start Date: September
Capacity: 30 maximum
*Student activity, athletic, graduation, books and shop supply charges are extra.
Minimum Admission Requirements:
Ontario Secondary School Diploma.
Equivalent academic standing or mature student status upon request.
How to Apply:
Application to this program must be made to the Ontario College Application Services through your high school or at www.ontariocolleges.ca