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Truck Transport Technology (International)

Join the industry that keeps our world moving.

Build the practical skills and technical knowledge needed to maintain vehicles as part of the dynamic heavy-duty transportation technology industry.

The Truck Transport Technology (International) program gives you the skills to diagnose and repair today’s truck transport vehicles. Training alternates between in-class study, live shop training and real-world work experience. Classroom instruction will expand your knowledge of truck transport electronics and introduce strategies to diagnose engine management systems, fuel injection and ABS brakes.

This program is dedicated exclusively to international students. If you’re not a future international student, check out the Automotive Technician program instead.

  • Program Type
    Full-time
  • Credential
    Diploma
  • Program Delivery
    In-person
  • In-person Location
    Notre Dame Campus
  • Intake
    Spring
  • Program Length
    2 years
  • Total Tuition / Fees for Courses
    $31,500 – $34,800
  • How to Enrol
    Application required
  • Application Type
    Direct entry
  • Work-Integrated Learning
    Gain hands-on experience with real work opportunities
  • International Program
    Open to students from around the globe

Experience a Polytechnic Education

Full-time Delivery: Something New Every Term

In this program, you’ll develop essential technical, entrepreneurial and professional skills and learn to inspect and maintain electronics, ignition systems, engines, drive lines, steering and suspension systems, brakes and fuel systems. You’ll also build your confidence in co-op field placements.

TERM 1

Study the foundations of truck transportation technology, including mechanical and electrical systems and safety training.

TERM 2

Apply foundational skills to repair and maintain trucks.

TERM 3

Continue developing your skills and gain vital work experience by participating in a co-op field experience at a dealership or service station.

TERM 4

Complete your studies and receive a level two apprenticeship accreditation as part of your graduation.

Employment Potential

Prepare yourself for career success

Potential Grad CAREERS

  • Heavy equipment mechanic
  • Truck/transport technician
  • Trailer mechanic
  • Shop supervisor
  • Parts advisor
  • Service advisor
  • Service manager
  • Technical service representative
  • Parts manager
  • Instructor
  • General manager
  • Heavy mobile equipment repair shop owner
  • Heavy equipment/heavy truck salesperson
  • Product trainer
  • Vehicle safety inspector

AFFILIATIONS AND ACCREDITATIONS

What to Expect in This Program

Get Prepared for the Future of Work

Excel with practical learning and experienced instructors, all focused on your success. With an employer-driven education, you won’t just be ready for a career – you’ll be prepared to stay in front of what’s ahead.

Learn to inspect, maintain and repair the parts and systems found in heavy-duty equipment.
Develop your knowledge in different areas of the transportation industry.
Get practical experience with industry-standard equipment in RRC Polytech’s modern Heavy Equipment Shop.
Work with expert instructors in shops that simulate real working conditions, developing the skills you need to succeed in this dynamic industry.
Develop essential technical skills using state-of-the-art software, ensuring you’re career-ready and prepared for any challenge.
At RRC Polytech, you’ll have access to everything you need to succeed, from tools and modern machinery to student aid and financial support.

Graduate Success

Join a network of successful grads working across Canada with an education from RRC Polytech. Thanks to passionate instructors and experiential training, our graduates have the skills and confidence to adapt and innovate in the heavy-duty transportation technology industry, from diagnosing drivability issues to engine and transmission overhauling.

Achieve your career goals

Graduating from the Truck Transport Technology (International) program gives you the skills and confidence to start a rewarding career with the potential for high earnings and further advancement opportunities.

Become an industry leader

RRC Polytech’s Truck Transport Technology (International) grads are in high demand thanks to their in-depth training, crucial work experience and industry-standard diagnostic skills. With these skills and a passion for lifelong learning, our graduates are ready to take on any challenge.

Get the support to start your career

Our instructors are experienced technicians, bringing years of trade and industry experience to the classroom. Take advantage of their expertise in state-of-the-art workshops and solve real industry challenges that will have you confident and career ready.

“The program gave me a substantial set of mental tools and skills to use in industry and gain employment with Manitoba Hydro. The program gave me the opportunity to flourish in all of life’s aspects.”

Michelle Wieler – Mechanic
Manitoba Hydro

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

As a Truck Transport Technology (International) student, you enjoy solving problems with practical solutions and have enthusiasm for your work. You’re excited to work with heavy equipment and large vehicles wherever you can, whether you’re inside a workshop, outdoors or travelling across the country.

Students that excel in this program often share these interests, skills and personality traits.

PERSONALITY TRAITS

  • Adaptable
  • Critical thinker
  • Independent
  • Logical thinker
  • Outgoing

SKILLS

  • Lifelong learning
  • Positive attitude
  • Problem solving
  • Troubleshooting
  • Work ethic

INTERESTS

  • Agriculture equipment
  • Construction equipment
  • Trucks and semi-trucks
  • Electronics
  • Electrical
  • Tools
  • Engines
  • Hydraulics

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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SCHOLARSHIPS

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OTHER INFORMATION

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LIST OF COURSES

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Your future is within reach, and we’re here to help you achieve it. Experience industry-focused opportunities available at RRC Polytech and develop the knowledge and skills to grow, lead and excel in your future career.

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