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Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation

What it Costs

An investment in your career

Invest in your future! The 39-week Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation program at Camosun College will help you gain the skills required to be successful in a Heavy Mechanical Trades career.

Estimated Tuition Fees

Effective from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020.

Program Tuition
Heavy Mechanical Trades Foundation $3,851

Estimated additional costs

  • Application fee: $41.82
  • Student Society fees: $46.45 per month, plus $262 per year for health and dental benefits
  • Textbooks and course packs: approximately $800
  • Supplies and personal protective equipment: approximately $325
    Steel-toed safety boots, coveralls, safety glasses, etc.

Financial aid

Estimated cost

The cost of this program from start to finish is approximately:



All prices are estimates.

These prices cover tuition, student fees, textbooks and other supplies.

A rewarding career

As a heavy duty equipment technician, you can earn an average annual salary of $38,000 to $93,000 per year.

As a truck and transport mechanic, you can earn an average annual salary of $35,000 to $80,000 per year.

Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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