Aviso sobre Covid-19: Este curso começará online e posteriormente continuará no campus quando possível. Saiba mais.

O que eu aprenderei?

This 30-week program has been designed by industry representatives to meet the specific needs of today’s large and diverse heavy equipment industry. After completing the program, you will be a highly trained entry-level tradesperson ready to enter the work force as a Heavy Equipment Technician apprentice. As a graduate of the program you may be credited with up to 600 hours worth of work experience towards your apprenticeship, as well as the opportunity to write your first and second period apprenticeship exams.

Is this the right fit for me?

Students who have taken automotive mechanics in high school as well as achieved higher grades in their previous schooling experience greater success in the Diesel Equipment Technician program.

Credentials:

After successfully completing this program, graduates will receive a SAIT certificate as a Diesel Equipment Technician.

Students achieving a PGPA and/or a CGPA of 2.0 will be allowed to challenge the Heavy Equipment Technician 1st and 2nd-year technical exams from Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training.

A Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) form and a fee will be required by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training. Successful students may also be granted up to 600 hours of work credit towards their apprenticeship hours.

Career opportunities:

Graduates can pursue job opportunities in light and heavy construction, oil field support, forestry, mining, marine, transportation, public utilities, agriculture or any industry that relies on heavy equipment, Potential positions include:

  • heavy equipment technician apprentice
  • shop foreman
  • manufacturer district service representative
  • factory quality control inspector
  • regional service manager
  • fleet maintenance manager

Related careers include:

  • technical training instructor
  • service manager

De qual departamento farei parte?

School of Transportation

Opções de estudo

Período integral (1 ano)

Valores
CAD$18.729,00 (R$ 78.875) por ano
Prazo para inscrição

10 January 2022

Data de início

10 Janeiro 2022

Localização

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

1301-16 Avenue NW,

CALGARY,

Alberta (AB),

T2M 0L4, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

Students must have a minimum of two years post-secondary education from a recognized university, institute or college. SAIT accepts high school course equivalents for admission. If you don't meet the requirements, consider Academic Upgrading. English language requirement: International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 6.0 in each skill/category; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): A minimum score of 20 in each category; Pearson Test of English (PTE): A minimum score of 53; Michigan English Language Assessment (MELAB): A minimum score of 76.

Para estudantes internacionais

SAIT accepts high school course equivalents for admission. If you don't meet the requirements, consider Academic Upgrading.

English language requirement:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 6.0 in each skill/category

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): A minimum score of 20 in each category

Pearson Test of English (PTE): A score of 53 in each section.

Deadline:

Fall 2021 start: applications open Oct. 7, 2020, until the program start date but are subject to change.
Winter 2022 start: applications open March 31, 2021, until the program start date but are subject to change.

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