Safety: Students learn about the electrical and mechanical safety requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, safe work place practices and procedure, environmental refrigerant laws (ODP), the use of Mapp & acetylene torches, WHMIS, Working at Heights, Lock Out & Tag Safety, Confined Spaces Hazard Awareness, Aerial Platform, and Scaffold Training.
Service 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. Students will have also been 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.
- 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