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Skilled Motive Power Trades Training

Skilled Motive Power Trades Training at the TR Leger Apprenticeship Centre at Kemptville Campus

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Are you interested in becoming a Truck and Coach Technician (310T), Agricultural Equipment Technician (425A) or a Heavy Equipment Technician (421A)? Or, are you interested in working in these industries in a customer service role? If so, we have training programs that you need!

Build your skills and prepare for future work in the Motive Power Trades, right here in Eastern Ontario.

Gateway to the Motive Power Trades - 8-week Micro-credential Program

Adult learners who are looking to explore employment in the Motive Power Trades (Truck and Coach Technician (310T), Heavy Equipment Technician (421A) and Agricultural Equipment Technician (425A) can enroll in an 8-week micro-credential program.

Participants will increase their knowledge and skills in preparation for long-term employment in these sectors, with a combination of 2 weeks of in-class instruction with the added benefit of a 6-week work placement within the industry. 

Students will learn introductory skills in electrical, hydraulics and precision measuring, with computer and soft skills training that will complement careers in the motive power trades industry (service shops, automotive electrical, heavy equipment maintenance, etc.)

Learn more: Gateway to the Motive Power Trades- 8-week Program

Contact us: 1-877-875-3437 ext. 0 or
share your contact details with us and we’ll contact you directly. 

Gateway to the Motive Power Trades Hybrid - 12-week Program

This course is geared to individuals already registered as apprentices and are looking to complete their Level 1 Commercial Vehicle and Equipment Apprenticeship certification, or those looking to establish themselves in the Motive Power Trades (Truck and Coach Technician (310T), Heavy Equipment Technician (421A) and Agricultural Equipment Technician (425A))

This 12-week hybrid course allows participants to complete theory lessons online on your own time from Monday to Thursday. Students attend in-person classes on Fridays and every other Thursday at the TR Leger Apprenticeship Centre at Kemptville Campus.

Learn more: Gateway to the Motive Power Trades- Hybrid 12-week Program

Contact us: 1-877-875-3437 ext. 0 or share your contact details with us and we’ll contact you directly. 

Commercial Vehicle and Equipment Pre-Apprenticeship Program - Adult

This program is aimed at adult
s with some knowledge and experience in the Motive Power Trades who are looking for apprenticeship training in Truck and Coach Technician (310T) Agricultural Equipment Technician(425A) or Heavy Equipment Technician(421A). Individuals looking for second career opportunities can also enroll in this pre-apprenticeship program.

This program allows individuals to “try a trade” by
 providing the Level 1 Commercial Vehicle and Equipment Apprenticeship (CVEA) in-class training (a total of 10-weeks) and 4 weeks of work placement in each of the three Motive Power Trades (a total of 12-weeks placement).

Contact us: 1-877-875-3437 ext. 0 or share your contact details with us and we’ll contact you directly. 

Level 1 Commercial Vehicle and Equipment Apprenticeship Training for Adults

These tuition-based programs provide adults already working as registered apprentices and those wishing to register to obtain Level 1 Commercial Vehicle and Equipment Apprenticeship (CVEA) certification for Truck and Coach Technician(310T), Heavy Duty Equipment Technician(421A) or Agricultural Equipment Technician(425A).

Learn more: Level 1 Commercial Vehicle and Equipment Apprenticeship training opportunities for Adults

Contact us: 1-877-875-3437 ext. 0 or 
share your contact details with us and we’ll contact you directly. 



Level 1 Commercial Vehicle and Equipment Apprenticeship Training through the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP)

This program is for secondary school students who enjoy working with large vehicles and want to get more hands-on experience while fulfilling initial in-class requirements for the Level 1 Commercial Vehicle and Equipment Apprenticeship (CVEA) certification for Truck and Coach Technician (310T), Heavy Duty Equipment Technician (421A) or Agricultural Equipment Technician (425A).


These programs are for:

  • Secondary school students who have earned 16 credits or more, and who have successfully completed a co-op placement in one of the three Motive Power Trades (Truck and Coach Technician (310T), Agricultural Equipment Technician (425A) or Heavy Equipment Technician (421A)
  • Individuals 20 years of age or younger who have earned their OSSD

Learn more: Speak to your guidance teacher or co-op teacher at your school to learn more about the CVEA/OYAP Level 1 Commercial Vehicle and Equipment Apprenticeship Training.

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