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Training schedule provided by the BC Trades Training Consortium
This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority for:
Diesel Engine Mechanic
Source: 'Diesel Engine Mechanic' profile on BC ITA.
Diesel Engine Mechanics install, repair and maintain all internal combustion diesel engines and components used in transport, construction and marine.
The program combines technical and work-based training. It generally takes two years to complete.
The technical training is offered in two levels. Level One is 10 weeks. Level Two is 8 weeks. This block of training is normally delivered through an ITA approved training institution. Sometimes it may also be met through approved training models (distance education, part-time) and/or a level challenge exam.
The work-based training totals 6390 hours. Based on a 30-hour work week this involves 213 weeks of training.
Training modules are:
Apprenticeship training in this program can lead to a career in:
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