International Students – Heavy Equipment and Truck and Transport Technician

Estevan Campus
September 3, 2024 – May 23, 2025
Length of Program
36 weeks
Tuition & Mandatory Fees
Tuition and Mandatory Fees: $21,994
Materials: $1,530
*Tuition, mandatory fees, and materials costs are based from estimates and subject to change without notice.

Application acceptance for International students is now closed until applicants have been processed.

Program Overview

The 36-week Heavy Equipment & Truck & Transport Technician Certificate program gives you basic training in two high-demand mechanical trades at the same time. Heavy Duty equipment technicians work on large mobile equipment – bulldozers, cranes, graders, loaders, & earthmovers used in construction, mining, forestry, & more. Truck & Transport mechanics work on trucks, buses, & highway transport vehicles for dealers, garages & transportation companies.

Trade time and academic credit may be available for graduates who find employment in the trade and register as apprentices. Please contact the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) for further information.


BRAK 113 Brake Systems Air Theory BRAK 114 Brake Systems Air Shop
BRAK 115 Brake Systems Hydraulic Theory BRAK 116 Brake Systems Hydraulic Shop
DRTR 106 Drivetrain Introduction Theory DRTR 107 Drivetrain Introduction Shop
DRTR 108 Drivetrain Intermediate Theory DRTR 109 Drivetrain Intermediate Shop
ELEC 102 Electrical Basics Theory ELCT 103 Electrical Basics Shop
ELCT 104 Electrical Starting and Charging Systems Theory ELCT 105  Electrical Starting and Charging Systems Shop
ENGN 130 Diesel Engines Theory ENGN 131 Diesel Engines Shop
HVAC 101 Environmental Control Systems HYDR 110 Hydraulic Basics Theory
HYDR 111 Hydraulic Basics Shop HYDR 112 Hydraulic Advanced Theory
HYDR 113 Hydraulics Advanced Shop JOBS 125 Essential Skills
MAIN 104 Structural Components Theory MAIN 105 Structural Components Shop
MAIN 106 Tracks and Undercarriage Theory MAIN 107 Tracks and Undercarriage Shop
MATH 169 Trade Mathematics STER 102 Steering Systems Theory
STER 103 Steering Systems Shop STER 104 Steering and Directional Control Systems Theory
STER 105 Steering and Directional Control Systems Shop TOOL 154 Basic Tools Theory
TOOL 155 Basic Tools Shop TRLR 100 Truck and Trailer Systems Theory
TRLR 101 Truck and Trailer Systems Shop TRLR 102 HVAC and Auxiliary Power Systems Theory
TRLR 103 HVAC and Auxiliary Power Systems Shop WORK 149 Work Experience

Southeast College continues to offer many of its programs in a blended delivery format (a complimentary mix of both virtual and in class instruction). Students will need to have access to a computer and internet.  Please contact us at 1-866-999-7372 for more information.

Your Career

Graduates will have the knowledge and skills needed to sell, operate, maintain and repair heavy equipment, trucks, buses and transport vehicles. Start your career in an equipment dealership, transportation company, public transit operation, service and rental company. There are also hands on jobs in construction, forestry, mining and oil and gas industries as well as opportunities to move into sales, marketing and management.

Annual earnings are estimated at $33,300 – $93,600

Admission Requirements:

  • Grade 11 (with one of the following mathematics: Foundations of Math 20, Pre-Calculus 20 or Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 20) or Accuplacer Testing
  • English language requirement

*In order to ensure prompt acceptance into our program, applicants should make every effort to ensure that applicable transcripts have been received by our Registrar’s office within 5 business days of program application

How to Contact a Southeast College Student Advisor

Students who require additional assistance or require more information are encouraged to make an appointment with their closest available Student Services Advisor. Appointments can be made online at: or by calling toll free 1-866-999-7372

Note: Program and location are subject to change without notice

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