College website: http://www.cambriancollege.ca/Departments/SkyTech/Co-OpDiploma/Documents/HE_programsheet2009.pdf
Mechanic Programs: Heavy Equipment
Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship Program~ Heavy Equipment Techniques and Technician Program Summary:
The heavy equipment techniques and technician programs (2 years) at Cambrian College will prepare students for the increasing demand for tradespersons who are not only skilled in the practical aspects of the trade, but who also have a sound theoretical knowledge of the inspecting, diagnosing, repairing, and servicing requirements.
This program meets and exceeds all expectations for quality and technology, including the knowledge required to master the objectives outlined in the Provincial Training Standards.
Program Contact Details:
Louise Turcotte, Associate Dean, School of Skills Training/SkyTech
(705) 566-8101 extension 7810
Cambrian College in Sudbury is one of the 24 colleges of applied arts and technology that comprise the Ontario College System. Established in 1967, the College System provides career-oriented education that combines theory with practical, hands-on experience to ensure an educated, skilled graduate who is more quickly and easily integrated into the work force.
Cambrian has over 4,500 full-time students enrolled in business, applied arts, human services, health sciences, technology, communication and creative arts, hospitality and tourism, apprenticeship, skills, and trades, with an additional 9,500 registrations taken annually in part-time personal, professional, and human resources development courses and seminars.
The College offers approximately 80 full-time programs, a number of which are designed specifically for the Aboriginal community, and about 900 part-time continuing education programs, courses, seminars, customized training packages, and distance education opportunities. A number of these programs and courses are delivered in a distance education format through teleconferencing, independent study, and the Internet.