(905) 945-5416 5 Boulton Avenue, Grimsby, L3M 1H6

Transportation Technology


Grade 10

TTJ2O - Open
Prerequisite: None

This course introduces students to the service and maintenance of vehicles, aircraft, and/or watercraft. Students will develop knowledge and skills related to the construction and operation of vehicle/craft systems and learn maintenance and repair techniques. Student projects may include the construction of a self-propelled vehicle or craft, engine service, tire/wheel service, electrical/battery service, and proper body care. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the transportation industry.

Grade 11

TTJ3C - College Preparation
Prerequisite: None

This course enables students to develop technical knowledge and skills as they study, test, service, and repair engine, electrical, suspension, brake, and steering systems on vehicles, aircraft, and/or watercraft. Students will develop communication and teamwork skills through practical tasks, using a variety of tools and equipment. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to transportation, and will learn about apprenticeship and college programs leading to careers in the transportation industry.

Grade 12

TTJ4C - College Preparation
Prerequisite: Transportation Technology, Grade 11, College Preparation

This course enables students to further develop technical knowledge and skills as they study, test, service, and repair engine management systems; powertrains; steering/ control, suspension, brake, and body systems on vehicles, aircraft, and/or watercraft; and/or small-engine products. Students will refine communication and teamwork skills through practical tasks, using a variety of tools and equipment. Students will expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to transportation and their knowledge of apprenticeship and college programs leading to careers in the transportation industry.

Some Postsecondary and Career Areas Related to Transportation

Apprenticeship Training

  • Alignment and Brakes Technician
  • Auto Body Repairer
  • Automotive Painter - Motor Vehicle Repair
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Marine Engine Mechanic
  • Motorcycle Technician
  • Parts Technician
  • Recreation Vehicle Service Technician
  • Small Engine Mechanic
  • Transmission Technician
  • Truck and Coach Technician
  • Truck and Transport Vehicle Mechanic

College

  • Air Pilot
  • Industrial Designer
  • Industrial Engineering Technician
  • Marine Engine Technician
  • Mechanical Engineering Technologist
  • Navigation Officer - Water Transport
  • Quality Control Assembly Inspector - Automotive/Marine Engines
  • Supervisors, Motor Transport, and Other Ground Transit Operators

University

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Industrial Designer
  • Urban Planner

Workplace

  • Aircraft Assembler and Aircraft Assembly Inspector
  • Airport Ramp Attendant
  • Automobile Salesperson
  • Automotive Mechanical Installers and Servicers
  • Boat Assembler and Inspector
  • Boat Operator
  • Bus Driver, Subway Operator, and Other Transit Operator
  • Car Lot Attendant
  • Delivery and Courier Service Drivers
  • Heavy Equipment Operators (except Crane)
  • Railway Track Maintenance Worker
  • Service Station Attendant
  • Tire Repairer