Construction Equipment Mechanics






Entretien d'équipement motorisé

Number of credits


Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

1800 Hours


Program approuved in 2011.

The Construction Equipment Mechanics program aims to train people to perform routine periodic maintenance and mechanical work, to inspect and target mechanical problems on construction equipment, find technical information, perform repairs, replacements, adjustments and perform equipment tests.

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / CompetencyHours
851211Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process15
851212Avoid health, safety and environmental hazards30
851213Find technical information about construction equipment45
851215Do workshop work75
851225Perform heating, welding and cutting operations75
851232Establish interpersonal relationships at work30
851236Inspect hydraulic and pneumatic systems90
851246Inspect electrical and electronic systems90
851256Inspect wheels and repair power brake systems90
851266Repair clutches and traction systems90
851274Maintain and repair charging and starting systems60
851284Repair electrical circuits and cab accessories60
851287Do general maintenance work on diesel injection systems and engine brakes105
851288Tune up diesel engines120
851294Inspect and replace diesel engines60
851298Repair diesel engines120
851304Repair transmission systems60
851308Repair hydraulic components on construction equipment120
851315Maintain hydrostatic transmissions75
851318Repair and maintain semiautomatic and automatic transmissions120
851323Repair and maintain steering systems45
851326Perform routine periodic maintenance on construction equipment90
851329Enter the work force135