Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs

Appliance & Domestic Repair Courses in Cambridge

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Safety: Students learn about electrical and mechanical safety requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, safe workplace practices and procedures, environmental refrigerant laws (ODP), the use of Mapp & acetylene torches, Lock Out & Tag Safety, WHMIS and Confined Spaces Hazard Awareness training.

Servicing and Installation Methods: Students will be trained in the proper use of hand and power tools, as well as servicing, repairing and installing major appliances. They will have an understanding of electrical, electronics and plumbing aspects related to the servicing of appliances. As well, students will be trained in soldering and brazing.

Schematic Diagrams and Parts Look Up: Students will have the skills to read and understand electrical and electronic schematics and charts. They will have the knowledge to look up and identify parts needed for the servicing of appliances.

Employability Skills: Includes Resume Writing, Interview Skill Training, Customer Service Training, Communications Skills Training, and Timesheet Skills Training.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of a Canadian high school grade 12 or equivalent, or a mature student
  • Pass an entrance test administrated by PAT
  • Be interviewed in detail regarding interest in the field
  • Meet any additional program specific entrance requirements