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Diesel Engine Mechanic | Apprenticeship


The full-time, 8-week program is competency based. The program delivers the complete theoretical and practical outcomes of the provincially accredited Diesel Engine Mechanic apprenticeship program.

  • Line D Electrical
  • Line H Engines and Supporting Systems

All apprentices who complete Level 2 of the Diesel Engine Mechanic program with a FINAL level percentage score of 70% or greater will receive 240 work-based hours. Apprentices will also be required to take an ITA Standardized Written C of Q Exam (Certification of Qualification).

Apprentices whom have passed level 2 with 70% or higher, passed the CofQ Exam at 70% or higher and have 3000 work base training hours or more will be recommended for certification.

  • Must be a Registered Apprentice and have a TWID (Trade Worker ID) number
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Technician (HDET) Level 1 OR 
  • Heavy Mechanical Foundations (HMF), OR
  • Truck and Transport Mechanic (TTM) Level 1, OR
  • Transport Trailer Technician (TTT) Level 1,  OR
  • Diesel Engine Mechanic (DEM) Level 1, AND 
  • Recommended 1000 hours work-base hours
  • Grade 10 or equivalent Math, English and Science
  • Grade 12 preferred

Complete a CMTN Bursary Application [PDF]

Please see tuition and fees associated with the Heavy Duty Equipment Technician program.

Career opportunities 

Visit the ITA website for more information on Career Opportunities for apprentices in this field.