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Transportation & Motive Power Diploma

Transportation & Motive Power Diploma

Transportation and Motive Power Technicians inspect equipment to detect and diagnose faults and malfunctions to identify the required repairs. Technicians service structural, mechanical, electrical and electronic vehicle systems and components (e.g. engines, cabs, frames, brakes, steering, suspension, drive train, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, fuel systems and hydraulic systems), perform preventative maintenance and diagnosis of vehicles, and perform commercial-vehicle inspections.

Successful graduates will be eligible to write the Truck and Transport Mechanic Interprovincial Red-Seal exam.

Please choose from one of the highlighted schedules below:

  • No Apprenticeship Schedules Available
  • Go To Foundation Schedules
  • No Youth Schedules Available
  • No Vocational Schedules Available

Quick Facts

  • Requirements:

    This is a specialized 61-week program offered at Thompson Rivers University.


    The program covers all aspects of the Commercial Transport program (i.e. Foundation, and Levels 1 through 4). The format includes classroom, shop, lab, and structured field work in equipment manufacturing facilities.


    NOTE that the Industry Training Authority link on this page will re-direct to the program page at Thompson Rivers University.

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