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 – Truck & Coach: Students will be given a theoretical overview of truck 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 procedures for working in a truck shop environment. Basic truck procedures will also be covered including: fluids inspection and service, general maintenance, brake systems, cab controls, engine systems, and drive trains.


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