Class Descriptions

Guelph campus

Precision Measuring and Basic Electricity: This course will introduce students to a variety of precision measuring tools, and students will use them in solving Motive Power related trade problems. It will also cover a basic understanding of the electrical flow and sources, and a basic understanding of schematic interpretation and trade symbol usage.

Apprenticeship Preparation – Auto: Students will be given a theoretical overview of automotive systems and the safe operation of tools and equipment including meters and trade related hand and power tools. A major component of this course will deal with part and component identification and location. In addition, the student will learn safe shop procedures including hoisting and jacking procedures and proper treatment of customer vehicles. Basic automotive procedures will also be covered including fluids inspection and service, wheel and tire service, brake inspections and diagnosing, and other sub-component services.


  • February – April (COOP through student’s home school)
  • May – June (class days and times TBD)