Class Descriptions

The curriculum standard for the Level 1 Truck and Coach (Commercial Vehicle and Equipment) trade program is based upon the on-the-job performance objectives, located in the industry-approved training standard and is organized into reportable subjects, such as:

  • Trade Practices
  • Fluid Power Systems
  • Engine Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Fuel Systems
  • Drive Train Systems
  • Wheel End Assemblies & Brake Systems

The in-school program focuses primarily on the theoretical knowledge and the essential skills required to support the performance objectives of the Apprenticeship Training Standards.  The practical portion of the in-school program is used to reinforce theoretical knowledge. Skill training is provided on the job.


  • Students should plan well in advance for this option
  • Students should complete all compulsory courses prior to Semester 2 of their final year (eg. schedule ENG4C in semester 1)
  • Students should be in conversation with a coop teacher or potential employer about apprenticeship registration
  • Students are required to an RTA (Registered Trade Agreement) with an employer licensed in the skilled trade


  • A parking pass is provided but students will need to be able to get to the campus on their own
  • All required PPE will be provided


February – April

COOP through student’s home school

May – June

Level 1 Training through Conestoga College


*sample schedule

Campus Information

Guelph Campus