Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Trades & Technology

Air Brake Certification - XDRV 0610
The Air Brake Certification course is designed to prepare students for examination by the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC) for air endorsement to operate air brake equipped vehicles on highways and industrial roads. There are 16 hours of classroom (theory) and 4 hours of practical instruction. Please bring steel-toed boots to class.

Fee: $310
Date: June 3 & 4; Saturday & Sunday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Lillooet)


Small Engine Repair - XMEC 0600
Do you have to pull the starter cord on your weed-eater or chainsaw until your arm is rubber? Do you need to remove the air filter on your lawnmower before it will start? Does your fishing boat motor sputter and die the first time on the water? Do you know what the repair people are talking about when they do a tune-up on your rototiller in the spring?

Fee: $250 (+ supplies)
Dates: Call or email to have your name placed on an interest list.


Ground Disturbance Level 1 & Level 2
Fee: $300
Lillooet: June 26; Monday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Level 1 & Level II is directed specifically for heavy equipment operators, vac truck drivers, all supervisors and anyone operating independently or issuing and receiving ground disturbance permits in Construction, Mining, Petroleum and other industries. Students must have a solid language competency to cover the extensive material about regulations, variances and emergency response plans for ground disturbance. Students will learn how to plan every step of a dig involving line location and types of exposure; and to create a plot plan/site drawing. How to perform a backfill inspection, to use permits, to conduct pre-job meetings and to deal with line/structure contact is also covered. Certificates are issued upon successful completion of a test. Valid across Canada for 3 years.