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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Trades and Technology


Air Brake Certification • XDRV 0610
The Air Brake Certification course prepares you 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 four hours of practical instruction.

Forklift Operator Training • XDRV 0500
This training program in safety and operations of lift trucks and forklifts includes operations, safety and a driver’s test combined into a 10-hour session. Students are provided with academic training and driving skills to the CSA Standard B335-94 Industrial Lift Truck Operator Training. Students must bring picture ID to class, as well as steeltoedboots. If a student does not have steel-toed boots, he/she should wear good sturdy footwear.

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 tiller in the spring?

Requirements: bring a small engine (lawn mower, chainsaw, etc.) item to class.


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