Railway Car Technician Apprenticeship

Level Apprenticeship

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


Canadore College was integral in the development of this program in conjunction with stakeholders and leaders within this industry. 

Length of Study:
3 Levels. Each level is an 8 week block, 30 hours per week for a total of 240 hours.
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 Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development to be eligible to take these programs.  Please go to ontario.ca/page/apprenticeship-ontario for additional information.

Academic Upgrading


Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 


Canadore College has implemented Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to enhance your learning experience in and out of the classroom while ensuring flexibility in learning.

To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit https://www.canadorecollege.ca/BYOD