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Heavy Equipment Maintenance 6 months (part-time)
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Heavy Equipment Maintenance Fundamentals

Available at: Point Lisas
8:00am - 11:00am|11:00am - 2:00pm|2:00pm - 5:00pm|5:00pm - 8:00pm

This Fundamentals Programme provides theoretical and practical training in Heavy Equipment Maintenance. Trainees are taught to interpret work orders and technical manuals and how to keep equipment clean, lubricated and effectively maintained. Through a combination of workshop and on-the-job training, trainees are exposed to the skills required to diagnose faults and malfunctions, adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems.

Entry Requirements

Students are required to complete four 3-hour sessions per week, for 28 weeks.

  • Applicants must be sixteen (16) years of age.
  • Candidates must pass an interview.
  • Applicants must pass a Drug Test at their cost.

Programme Fee: $1200

Registration Fee: $500

(non refundable)

Other fees may be applicable dependent on the programme.

All programmes include theory and relevant practicals.

Graduates will receive an NESC Competency Certificate which can allow for direct entry into NESC's 1 year Level II Programmes.


  • 1Trade Maths
  • 2Technical English
  • 3Technical Drawing
  • 4Elective Trade
    • aSafety legislation regulation and industry policy in the trade
    • bSuspension, wheels and systems
    • cHydraulic brakes
    • dAir brakes
    • eElectrical 1 and electronics 1
    • fEngine systems
    • gDiesel fuel injection system
    • hElectronic fuel management
    • iHeavy duty charging and cranking system
    • jEngine fundamentals
  • 5Practicals
NESC Competency Certificate

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