Automotive & Heavy Equipment Courses

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Automotive Repair

Automotive Technologist

Duration: 1 year 6 months (4 terms in college)

Course coverage

Automotive Advanced Technology, Machine Design, Engineering Science, Statistics Calculus, Motor industry Management, Legal Aspects, Financial and Commercial Aspects, Workshop organization and Administration, Transport organization and Project work.

Employment Prospects
Employed as workshop supervisors or Managers.

Automotive Technician

Duration: 2 years 8 months (6 terms in college, 2 terms in industry)

Course coverage

Motor vehicle Technology, Engineering Science, Engineering Mathematics, Engineering Drawing, Communication skills, Workshop practice, Workshop process and Management.

 

Heavy Equipment Repair Technician

Duration: 2 years 8 months (6 terms in college, 2 terms in industry)

Course coverage

Earth Moving Equipment Technology, Engineering Science, Engineering Mathematics, Engineering Drawing, Communication skills, Workshop practice, Workshop process and Management

Employment Prospects

Graduates of this trade are likely to be employed in the Mining industry, Electricity Production and distribution companies, city councils, Zambia sugar, Government, Railway systems of Zambia and many other companies with fleet of vehicles.

Bridging Course in Heavy Equipment Repair Technician

Entry Requirements

Advanced Certificate in Automotive Technician.

Course coverage

Heavy duty Engines, Earth Moving Equipment Transmission Systems, Hydraulics, Earth Moving Equipment Steering Systems, Undercarriage, Earth Moving Equipment Braking System, Earth Moving Equipment Chassis and Frames

Duration: 6 Months

4. Metal Fabrication Technician

Duration: 2 years 8 months (6 terms in college, 2 terms in industry

Course Coverage

Mathematics, Drawing, Welding Processes and Technology, Template Loft, Physics, Theory and design of structures, Fabrication Practice and Technology, Communication skills, Workshop practice, Workshop process and Management, Soil Mechanics.

Employment Prospects

Graduates of this trade are likely to be employed in the Mining industry, Construction Companies and companies dealing in the Manufacturing of structures.

5. Metal Fabrication Craft Certificate

Duration: 2 years (5 terms in college,1 term in industry)

Course Subjects

Calculation/Science, Workshop Processes, Sketching/Drawing and communication Skills, trade Theory.

Employment Prospects

Graduates are likely to find careers in mining companies, Private and Public companies.