College Website: http://www.fanshawec.ca/EN/
Mechanic Programs: Truck & Coach • Heavy Equipment • Agriculture Mechanic
Heavy Equipment Program Summary:
From everyday maintenance to troubleshooting, overhauling and repairing, you’ll keep big equipment such as bulldozers, cranes and graders on the job on construction sites, in the mining and forestry industries or even in modern labs where they overhaul fuel injection systems. You’ll have to read and understand operating manuals and service specifications and enjoy the challenge of changing technology. The job can require performing hard, physical labour in tough conditions.
Agriculture Program Summary:
The Agricultural Equipment Technician – John Deere Ag Tech program is a 28-month, Ag Mechanics program, designed to upgrade the technical competence and professional level of the incoming dealership technician. The curriculum is designed by John Deere Limited, Canada and Fanshawe College. The program will lead to a John Deere Limited/Fanshawe College Certificate of Achievement and time credited towards apprenticeship training. The program involves attending classroom lectures and working in the shop on John Deere products at Fanshawe College, plus, a unique opportunity for students to work in a sponsoring John Deere dealership.
Truck & Coach Program Summary:
Working in fleet maintenance, for construction companies, public transit systems or small repair operations, you’ll learn to troubleshoot and repair engines, power trains, ignition and electrical systems, brakes, steering, suspension and more. You’ll also learn about on-the-job safety and about environmental regulations affecting the transportation industry.
Program Contact Details:
Established in 1967, Fanshawe College is the fifth largest of the province of Ontario’s community colleges. Fanshawe offers approximately 100 career specific programs in applied arts, business, health and human services, and technology. As a leader in co-operative education, more than one third of these programs are available in the co-op mode. In addition, numerous part-time courses, workshops, conferences, and adult training programs provide opportunities for professional development, skills upgrading, and life long learning.
Fanshawe College, with locations in London, Woodstock, St. Thomas, Simcoe, Tillsonburg, and Strathroy, Ontario, maintains strong partnerships with local and regional governments, educational institutions, businesses, industries, community groups, and advisory councils to ensure that our programs remain relevant. Fanshawe is a Canadian co-op education leader and provides a wide range of life long learning opportunities.
Areas of Expertise
Medical Radiation Technician, Respiratory Therapy and Science Laboratory Technology, Nursing (B.Sc.N.), Culinary Management, Biomedical Electronics, Information Technology, Computer Programming, Mechanical Engineering, Music Industry Arts, Firefighter Pre-service, and Integrated Land Planning Technologies (applied degree).