Heavy Duty Mechanic Training

Covers the material of both Heavy Duty Mechanic and Commercial Transport Vehicle Maintenance. You will receive a dual certificate upon completion.

Program Content:

  • Safe work practices
  •  Electrical and electronic systems
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Standard, automatic and power shift transmissions
  • Winches and working attachments
  • Wheel Machine-differentials, final drives, tires and wheels

Location: Williams Lake

Training Dates:

  • October - December 2020 Trades Prep (English 11 and Math 10, Life Skills)
  • January 2021 - July 2021, 23 weeks combined course (Dates may change

Training Agency: Thompson Rivers University


  • Grade 10 Math
  • Grade 11 English
  • at least 19 years of age with a minimum 2 years out of school
  • Transcripts
  • Accuplacer testing

Application process: Submit a completed "Back to Work Action Plan" with written confirmation of living supports and updated resume

Application Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2020

  • Training is open to unemployed First Nations living in the Cariboo Chilcotin
  • Safety supplies, Accuplacer testing tuition and books will be provided.
  • Living supports must be confirmed and all other costs are the responsibility of each trainee.

See your Employment Coordinator to apply of contact Crustla of Janine at CCATEC 250-392-2510 or fac 250-392-2570  

Social distancing will be practiced throughout the training