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Heavy Equipment Technician Apprentice

Ongoing

Credential: Apprenticeship
Available: Full Time Classroom

Program Description

A Heavy Equipment Technician is an interprovincial Red Seal trade. As a technician, you will maintain, repair, and overhaul transport vehicles and heavy equipment, both towed and self-propelled. Technicians may specialize in engine, transmission or drive train overhaul, hydraulic controls, electrical/electronic diagnostics, air conditioning repair and fuel injection servicing. The working environment is very diverse and may include employment in
a variety of industries such as: construction, oil field support, forestry, mining, marine, on-highway transportation trucks, public utilities, gas compression, agriculture or any other industry that relies on heavy equipment or diesel engines.

Apprentices may be eligible for financial support.

How to register

Entrance Requirements

To enter an apprenticeship, you must have the educational qualifications required for the trade to which you apply. Entrance requirements are monitored by Alberta and Industry Training.

See the Apprentice System of Training to find out about becoming a registered apprentice. 

Apprentice Success Services

Have you been out of school for some time? SAIT is committed to your success and is pleased to offer resources designed to prepare you for your training at SAIT and make your learning experience a successful one while in training. Visit Study Skills and Learning Strategies to learn how SAIT can help promote your success.

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transportation.info@sait.ca
403.284.8471