Skills Apprenticeship

Railway Car Technician Apprenticeship

Level Certificate

Canadore College is the only college in the province of Ontario to offer this program.

Overview

Canadore College was integral in the development of this program in conjunction with stakeholders and leaders within this industry. Ontario Certificate of Qualifications are nationally and internationally recognised.


Must be a signed apprentice with the Ontario College of Trades to be eligible to take this program. Go to http://www.collegeoftrades.ca/ or http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/training/ for more information.


Length of Study:
3 Levels. Each level is an 8 week block, 30 hours per week for a total of 240 hours (possible accelerated time frame if approved by MTCU).
Notes: Upon completion, successful students are eligible to challenge the Ontario Certificate of Qualification.

Your Future Career

  • Service/parts manager
  • Equipment purchaser
  • Operations manager
  • Section foreperson

What You Learn

  • Personal and Workplace Safety
  • Invasive and non-invasive diagnostic techniques
  • Related computer operations for diagnostic purposes
  • Interpreting government regulations
  • Job estimating and scheduling

You must be a signed apprentice with the Ontario College of Trades to be eligible.

Go to http://www.collegeoftrades.ca/ or https://www.ontario.ca/page/employment-ontario

Academic Upgrading

Vaughan, Ontario

Intake: May Start
Semester 1 - Spring
RCT 100 Protect Self and Others - Level 1
RCT 105 Occupational Practices - Level 1
RCT 110 Workshop Techniques - Level 1
RCT 115 Material Handling - Level 1
RCT 120 Welding and Fabrication I - Level 1
RCT 125 Regulatory Publications - Level 1
RCT 130 Brakes - Level 1
RCT 135 Safety Appliances - Level 1

Vaughan, Ontario

Intake: May Start
Semester 1 - Spring
RCT 200 Safety and Maintenance Inspections I - Level 2
RCT 205 Trucks I - Level 2
RCT 210 Underframes I - Level 2
RCT 215 Car Bodies I - Level 2
RCT 220 Welding and Fabrication I - Level 2
RCT 225 Regulatory Publications II - Level 2
RCT 230 Brakes II - Level 2
RCT 235 Coaches I - Level 2

Vaughan, Ontario

Intake: May Start
Semester 1 - Spring
RCT 305 Rail Car Trucks II - Level 3
RCT 310 Rail Car Underframes II - Level 3
RCT 315 Rail Car Bodies II - Level 3
RCT 320 Welding and Fabrication III - Level 3
RCT 325 Regulatory Publications III - Level 3
RCT 330 Rail Car Brakes III - Level 3
RCT 335 Rail Coaches II - Level 3
RCT 300 Car/Train Safety and Maintenance Inspections II - Level 3

Certificate