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East Coast Trades College:  

is pleased to currently offer

32 Week Pre-employment Program, with up to 27 weeks, 3 days per week of Real Life Hands On-Experience

Right Out In Industry!

*Please note all information listed below is subject to change


Fall (September 2020) start date for all programs listed below:

Winter (January 2020) for Carpentry, Electrical and Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

Agriculture Equipment Technician Pre-employement

  • Safety
  • Tools & Equipment
  • Hoisting & Lifting
  • Communication & Documentation
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Start, Move & Park Vehicle
  • Fasteners, Tubings, Hoses & Fittings

  • Lubrication & Fluids Servicing
  • Gaskets, seals & sealing components
  • Bearings
  • Metallurgy
  • Cutting & Heating
  • MIG Welding
  • Tires, Rims & Wheels

  • Engine Principles
  • Cooling Systems
  • Engine Lubrication Systems
  • Electrical & Electronic Principles
  • Batteries
  • Conventional Light Circuits
  • Wiring Harnesses & Accessories

  • Introduction to Hydraulics
  • Hydraulic Fittings, Piping, Tubing & Hoses
  • Reservoirs, Coolers & Filters
  • Vehicle Hydraulic Brake Systems
  • Basic Air Brake Systems
  • Ozone Depletion Substances

Automotive Service Technician Pre-employment

  • Safety
  • Tools & Equipment
  • Fasteners, Tubing, Hoses & Fittings
  • Hoisting & Lifting
  • Communication

  • Technical Information
  • Tires, Wheels, Hubs & Wheel Bearings
  • Oxy-Acetylene Welding (OAW) & Cutting
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG)

  • Braking Systems I (Non-Abs)
  • Body Components and Trim
  • Electrical & Electronic Principles
  • Engine Principles

  • Suspension Systems I
  • Steering Systems I
  • Drive Shafts & Axles
  • Vehicle Maintenance Inspections
  • Pre-Delivery Inspection
  • Motor Vehicle Inspection
  • Ozone Depleting Substances

Carpentry Pre-employment 

  • Safety Awareness
  • Tools & Equipment
  • Wood and Wood Products
  • Non-Wood Products
  • Fasteners, Connectors and Adhesives
  • Temporary Access Equipment and Structures
  • Hoarding
  • Intro to Lifting, Rigging and Hoisting
  • Basic Site Layout
  • Concrete
  • Footings and Slab-On-Grade Forms
  • Wall Forms
  • Intro to Framing Systems
  • Beams and Supports
  • Floor Layout and Framing
  • Deck Layout and Framing
  • Communication and Trade Documentation
  • Intro to Project Drawings and Specifications

Construction Electrician Pre-Employment 

  • Safety
  • Tools & Equipment
  • Access Equipment
  • Hoisting, Lifting & Rigging
  • Support Components
  • Communication & Trade Documentation
  • Drawings, Schematics and Specifications I
  • DC Theory
  • DC Circuits
  • Single-Phase AC Theory
  • Single-Phase AC Circuits I
  • Introduction to the

    Canadian Electrical Code

  • Grounding and Bonding I
  • Single-Phase Services
  • Single-Phase Power Distribution Equipment
  • Conductors and Cables
  • Conduit, Tubing and Fittings
  • Raceways
  • Boxes and Enclosures
  • Wiring Devices
  • Luminaries and Lighting Controls
  • Introduction to Communication Systems

Heavy Equipment Service Technician Pre-employment

  • Safety
  • Tools & Equipment
  • Hoisting & Lifting
  • Communication & Documentation
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Start, Move & Park Vehicle
  • Fasteners, Tubings, Hoses & Fittings
  • Lubrication & Fluids Servicing
  • Gaskets, seals & sealing components
  • Bearings
  • Metallurgy
  • Cutting & Heating
  • MIG Welding
  • Tires, Rims & Wheels
  • Engine Principles
  • Cooling Systems
  • Engine Lubrication Systems
  • Electrical & Electronic Principles
  • Batteries
  • Conventional Light Circuits
  • Wiring Harnesses & Accessories
  • Introduction to Hydraulics
  • Hydraulic Fittings, Piping, Tubing & Hoses
  • Reservoirs, Coolers & Filters
  • Vehicle Hydraulic Brake Systems
  • Basic Air Brake Systems
  • Ozone Depletion Substances

Industrial Electrician

  • Safety
  • Tools & Equipment
  • Access Equipment
  • Hoisting, Lifting & Rigging
  • Support Components
  • Communication & Trade Documentation
  • Drawings, Schematics and Specifications I
  • DC Theory
  • DC Circuits
  • Single-Phase AC Theory
  • Single-Phase AC Circuits I
  • Introduction to the Canadian Electrical Code
  • Grounding and Bonding I
  • Single-Phase Services
  • Single-Phase Power Distribution Equipment
  • Conductors and Cables
  • Conduit, Tubing and Fittings
  • Raceways
  • Boxes and Enclosures
  • Wiring Devices
  • Luminaries and Lighting Controls
  • Introduction to Communication Systems

Motor Vehicle Body Repair (Metal & Paint)

  • Customer Relations

  • Ozone Depletion Substances
  • Safety Awareness
  • Hand Tools
  • Shop Equipment

  • Fasteners, Tubing & Adhesives
  • Trim & Hardware
  • Welding & Cutting (MIG)
  • Vehicle Construction
  • Service Manuals
  • Metal Working
  • Metallurgy
  • Body Fillers & Abrasives
  • Surface Preparation
  • Masking
  • Undercoats & Primers
  • Corrosion Protection

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Service Technician

  • Safety
  • Hoisting , Lifting, Rigging & Access/Egress Equipment
  • Tools & Equipment
  • Refrigeration Fundamentals
  • Refrigerants and Oils
  • Compressors I
  • Valves & Accessory Devices
  • Piping Tubing Soldering Brazing
  • Leak Testing, Evacuation & Charging
  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • Motors I
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Trade Documents
  • Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Installation
  • E-Communications & Networking I
  • Workplace Mentoring I

Truck & Transport Service Technician Pre-employment

  • Safety
  • Tools & Equipment
  • Hoisting & Lifting
  • Communication & Documentation
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Start, Move & Park Vehicle
  • Fasteners, Tubings, Hoses & Fittings
  • Lubrication & Fluids Servicing
  • Gaskets, seals & sealing components
  • Bearings
  • Metallurgy
  • Cutting & Heating
  • MIG Welding
  • Tires, Rims & Wheels
  • Engine Principles
  • Cooling Systems
  • Engine Lubrication Systems
  • Electrical & Electronic Principles
  • Batteries
  • Conventional Light Circuits
  • Wiring Harnesses & Accessories
  • Introduction to Hydraulics
  • Hydraulic Fittings, Piping, Tubing & Hoses
  • Reservoirs, Coolers & Filters
  • Vehicle Hydraulic Brake Systems
  • Basic Air Brake Systems
  • Ozone Depletion Substances

Our Programs are set up to be run with 2 days per week with Theory Instruction in a classroom setting and 3 days per week where the students will be placed in a shop or dealership, or place of business of their choice to work side by side with a Licensed Technician or certified personnel for their Practical hands on Training after their first initial 3 weeks of essential skills training.


Our instructors will rotate to each of the placements ensure that the students are receiving a variety of experience.


We accept applications year round for Fall Programs "No need to wait to start your career, Apply today!"

All Winter programs application deadlines are December 15th.

NO APPLICATION FEE TO APPLY! International Students Application Fee $50.00


We look forward to meeting with you!

Tuition and Fees

Tuition: $8950 per year (including the $250 confirmation fee)

Tuition can be paid in full at the time of your registration or you can break it down into two payments.

- Payment 1: 60% (Due at time of registration)

- Payment 2: 40% (Due at the beginning of 2nd semester in January)

*Tuition is subject to change 

Fees

Confirmation Fee: $250 (non-refundable, due 30 days from day of acceptance, and will be applied towards tuition) Exception: If program is cancelled due to lack of enrollment, College will refund confirmation fees paid.

Student Fee: $89.50 per year

Graduation Fee: $60.00

Student ID Fee: $20.00

Mandatory Off-site Safety Training: varies per program contact for more info

Other Costs

Books/Materials: Please contact for more information

*Please note some courses may require a laptop for program.

Ozone Depleting Substances Course:

1 Full day

Cost: $287.50