O que eu aprenderei?

The objective of the Heavy Equipment Technician Pre-Apprenticeship program is to provide students with:

  • Theoretical trade knowledge which, together with hands-on shop experience, will enable students to go on to train for employment as capable and knowledgeable first year apprentices.
  • Further acquisition of safety skills and awareness.
  • The ability to apply mathematical concepts to the heavy equipment field.
  • This program is a prerequisite for the Heavy Equipment Technician diploma program.

General outcomes

At the end of the program, students will have:

  • Acquired competencies in job safety skills and awareness of workplace hazards.
  • Acquired practical hands-on experience with a variety of stationary and portable power tools.
  • Acquired skills and knowledge to advance in the work force in the heavy equipment field.
  • Demonstrated the ability to apply mathematical concepts to the heavy equipment field.
  • Completed the theoretical requirements for Level I Heavy Equipment Technician Apprenticeship program, and have the opportunity to challenge the Heavy Equipment Technician Apprenticeship Level I exams.


WHMS 001 - Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

FA 003 - Standard First Aid/CPR-C

HET 100 - Workplace Safety and Practices

HET 102 - Hydraulics, Brakes and Wheels

HET 103 - Electrical and Electronics

RIGG 001 - Rigging and Hoisting

TDG 001 - Transportation of Dangerous Goods

De qual departamento farei parte?

School of Business and Leadership Applied Science and Management

Opções de estudo

Período integral (18 semanas)

Estimated program costs for 18-week pre-apprenticeship: CAN $2,500; CAN $200 for text books; Application Fee (non refundable): CAN $100
Data de início

Esperado Setembro 2021


School of Business and Leadership Applied Science and Management

Yukon University,

500 University Drive,


Yukon (YT),

2799, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

  • Math 11 or equivalent AND English 11 or equivalent
  • Pass level A Trades Entrance exam

To be admitted to Yukon University, students must be either 19 years of age or have graduated from high school in their home country. High school graduates are required to provide a high school graduation certificate, translated into English.

Students between the ages of 17 and 19 who have not completed high school in their home country, but have been out of school for a minimum of one year, may be accepted into Yukon University.

IELTS 5.0 (in Academic Testing. No lower than 5.0 in each section) or
TOEFL iBT – 45