2 Years - 4 Semesters
Ontario College Diploma
Campus: Sault Ste. Marie
Start Dates: Sep 2022

Overview

Do you love the roar of an engine? Unique to the province of Ontario, the 2-year Motive Power Technician - Advanced Repair program gives you hands-on training in the assessment, maintenance and repair or cars, trucks and heavy equipment.

This program is designed to power up your career in the automotive industry by teaching you the wide range of skills needed to be successful in today’s shops including: 

  • How to analyze, diagnose and solve motive power system problems

  • Shop and parts management

  • Service and repair of mobile refrigeration systems

  • Communications

  • Business development

Become an industry leader after you graduate!

industry-trained instructors teach you strategic approaches to automotive repair which will better position you for success as a graduate.

Learn in 25,000 square feet of Amazing!

In our 25,000 square foot Motive Power Centre, there is plenty of room to learn and experience live, real-world scenarios. Sault College’s electronic classroom learning environment uses software simulations and hardware trainers to teach you high concepts found in the most advanced shops.

If the real you is driven to succeed, you will find it at Sault College.

Courses

MPT200 - 3 Automotive Alternate & Conventional Fuel & Emissions
MPT201 - 3 Electricity/Electronics
MPT202 - 3 Hydraulic Brake Systems
MPT203 - 4 Internal Combustion Engines II
MPT204 - 4 Mobile Refrigeration
MPT205 - 2 Parts and Service Personnel
GEN110 - 3 Student Selected General Education
Note: MPT237 - Motive Power Work Experience is an optional elective for potential graduates in semester 4. It is an unpaid, one day per week placement for a minimum of 8 weeks. Placements give the students the opportunity to showcase their abilities and see what working in the real world is like. The program faculty will assign the work experience placement assignments based on placement preferences, employer constraints, and available placement opportunities. 
BCH102 - 3 Organizational Behaviour
MPT230 - 3 Air Brakes Systems
MPT231 - 3 Automotive Drive Trains
MPT232 - 3 Diesel Alternate & Conventional Fuel & Emissions
MPT233 - 4 Electricity/Electronics II
MPT234 - 3 Heavy Duty Drive Trains
MPT235 - 3 Suspension Systems
Note: MPT237 - Motive Power Work Experience is an optional elective for potential graduates in semester 4. It is an unpaid, one day per week placement for a minimum of 8 weeks. Placements give the students the opportunity to showcase their abilities and see what working in the real world is like. The program faculty will assign the work experience placement assignments based on placement preferences, employer constraints, and available placement opportunities. 

Requirements & Program Information

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or mature student status.

Career Path

The two-year advanced program at Sault College gives graduates a strong foundation to pursue a variety of options for the future. Since our program covers automotive, truck and coach and heavy equipment maintenance and repair procedures, potential job opportunities are truly endless.

Whether working as an apprentice in the mining industry with heavy equipment where our grads are very well-compensated, to exciting and secure opportunities in automotive or truck and coach careers, many of our graduates become known in the industry as go-to experts with a passion for troubleshooting and repair.

Other careers include exciting opportunities with the Canadian Forces as our program allows graduates to have accelerated career opportunities through advanced standing after successfully completing our program.

With exceptional customer service and communication skills taught in addition to in-depth knowledge of mechanical skills including vehicle systems, this program helps graduates succeed long after completing the program in whatever their desired field of interest.

Fees & Costs

DomesticInternational
TuitionAncillaryTuitionAncillary
$2,716.50$1,117.00$15,180.80$1,767.00

These fees are for the 2022-2023 academic year (year 1 of study), and are subject to change. Please visit your Student Portal to view your Schedule of Fees.

Contact

Program Coordinator: Stephen Kent, (705) 759-2554 ext 2791, stephen.kent@saultcollege.ca

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