Program OverviewPrinter Friendly
The Trades Foundations - Motive Power program provides you with an opportunity to prepare to meet the English communications admission requirements for a Centennial College transportation-based program. You will learn about a variety of passenger, commercial and heavy duty equipment vehicles through the study of component identification, shop safety practices, tool identification and the use of specialized equipment. The development of sound communication and mathematical skills will also be emphasized within a trade context. Throughout the program, you will be able to apply theoretical knowledge to hands-on, practical work, on a variety of training units, vehicles and equipment in a lab environment.
This Trade Foundations provides an alternate entry point and academic support to assist individuals who are missing program admission or completion requirements. It provides a solid foundation of communication and math skills as well as the motor vehicle knowledge to improve the academic success of students when they transfer into a School of Transportation certificate, diploma or apprenticeship program.
Program OutlinePrinter Friendly
|Course Code||Course Title|
|COMM-163/COMM-162||Foundations 2: Building College Communications Skills|
|FNED-196||Occupational Health and Safety Part 2|
|MATH-131||Mathematics For The Trades 2|
|SINF-121||Service Information Systems|
|TCHE-102||Introduction to Truck, Coach & Heavy Duty Equipment|
Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners
Career Options, Academic Pathways and PartnersPrinter Friendly
- Transfer to a Automotive program
- Transfer to a Truck and Coach program
- Transfer to a Heavy Duty Equipment program
Admission RequirementsPrinter Friendly
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent or 19 years or older.
- This program will also accept applicants that have GED or equivalent if they are missing admission or completion requirements for any School of Transportation programs.
How to Apply
How to ApplyPrinter Friendly
Applicants cannot apply directly to this program.
This program is an "Alternate Offer" for applicants who apply to but do not meet admission requirements for a Centennial College post-secondary Transportation program.
Tuition and Fees
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Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2017.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Incidental Fees||Total|