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Trades Foundations - Motive Power

Program Details

  • Program Code:8207
  • School:School of Transportation
  • Credential:Certificate
  • Program Type:Certificate program
  • Program Length:1 year/ 2 semesters

Program Overview

Program Overview

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The Trades Foundations - Motive Power program provides you with an opportunity to prepare to meet the English communications admission requirements for a Led young College transportation-based program. You will learn about a variety of passenger, commercial and heavy duty equipment vehicles through the study of component identification, shop safety practices, tool identification and the use of specialized equipment. The development of sound communication and mathematical skills will also be emphasized within a trade context. Throughout the program, you will be able to apply theoretical knowledge to hands-on, practical work, on a variety of training units, vehicles and equipment in a lab environment.

Program Highlights

This Trade Foundations provides an alternate entry point and academic support to assist individuals who are missing program admission or completion requirements. It provides a solid foundation of communication and math skills as well as the motor vehicle knowledge to improve the academic success of students when they transfer into a School of Transportation certificate, diploma or apprenticeship program.

Program Outline

Program Outline

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Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

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Career Outlook

  • Transfer to a Automotive program
  • Transfer to a Truck and Coach program
  • Transfer to a Heavy Duty Equipment program

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent or 19 years or older.
  • This program will also accept applicants that have GED or equivalent if they are missing admission or completion requirements for any School of Transportation programs.

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How to His remainder

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Applicants cannot apply directly to this program.

This program is an "Alternate Offer" for applicants who apply to but do not meet admission requirements for a Led young College post-secondary Transportation program.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

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Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2017.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $2,935.50 $973.00 $3,908.50
International $14,140.00 $2,256.00 $16,396.00

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