Elevating Devices Mechanic - 636E

Mohawk College Certificate
Apprenticeship
This apprenticeship program covers the required in-class training for the Elevating Devices Mechanic trade.

Program Highlights

Technical Standards & Safety Authority

  • This program is accredited by the Technical Standards & Safety Authority (TSSA)
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • “Earn while you learn” training model, combining on-the-job and in-school training
  • In-school training lead by faculty and staff who are experienced, licensed journeypersons
  • You may qualify for income support while in school through Employment Insurance Canada benefits or training allowance

What you'll learn

  • How to install, maintain and service elevating devices in accordance with government regulations and safe industry best practices
  • Explore electrical, mechanical and hydraulics systems as applied to elevating devices
  • Acquire skills in the installation, maintenance and trouble shooting of the above 3 systems use in elevating devices
  • Explore the history and regulations surrounding elevating devices
  • Build a gratifying career as a qualified journeyperson in the skilled trade of Elevating Devices Mechanic


Program Structure

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Accessible description of the apprenticeship program format

Start: Find an employer or sponsor for your training.

Register: Register with Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU)

Level 1: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Level 2: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Level 3: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Completion: Become a Journeyperson by successfully completing the certificate of qualification (C of Q) Exam.

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Admission

Offers of classroom training are issued by the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training & Skills Development and registered with Skilled Trades Ontario.

Please ensure your school preferences are up to date with Skilled Trades Ontario via their portal.


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Financial Assistance

When it comes to paying for your education, investing in your future can be more affordable than you think. A Mohawk education is one of the most cost-effective means of acquiring the skills and knowledge you need to have a prosperous and rewarding career.

As you start on your chosen career path, it's important to have a realistic set of expectations regarding the expenses associated with attending college. In addition to your tuition fees, you will also need to budget for books, supplies, housing, and other related living expenses. You may be able to supplement your income and savings with scholarships, bursaries, or loans. It pays to do some research into what types of financial assistance you may qualify for.

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By submitting a Scholarships and Bursaries Application every semester, students have access to over $3 million in Mohawk College scholarships, bursaries and Ministry-partnered funding to help meet their financial needs.

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Whether saving for school, sticking to a budget, or planning for a major purchase, financial literacy affects us all. That's why Mo' Money is committed to helping our students improve their money skills and become more confident with their money.

Course Overview & Descriptions

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Experiential Learning

How you'll gain skills

This apprenticeship program consists of 8,000 hours:

  • On-the-Job Training Duration: 7,280 hours with your employer
  • In-School Training Duration: 720 hours at Mohawk College
  • To view the training standard for this trade, visit: Skilled Trades Ontario

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes for apprenticeship programs, are defined within the Curriculum Training Standard for each trade, and set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

View the training standard for this trade

The Curriculum Standards are developed by the Ontario College of Trades in consultation with representatives from the trade and Training Delivery Agent instructors.

Career Opportunities

Your future career options:

  • Elevator Mechanic
  • Construction Hoist Mechanic
  • Elevator Cab Renovator
  • Consultant/Inspector
  • Sales

Where you could work includes: 

  • Elevator Contractor
  • Consulting Company
  • Authority Having Jurisdiction (TSSA)
  • Elevator Component Supplier
  • Major corporations like TTC and OPG

 Affiliations:

  • Certificate of Apprenticeship
  • Technical Training Safety Authority (TSSA)

Opportunities for grads:

  • Certificate of Qualification (C of Q)

Program Coordinator

Faculty

Apprenticeship Engagement Specialist

Louise Stallings
louise.stallings@mohawkcollege.ca

Program Coordinator

Canadian Domestic Students

Stoney Creek Campus for Skilled Trades (SC)
Multiple Intakes

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Please contact your Employment Training Consultant at the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training & Skills Development for additional availability.

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