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DieTrac Technical Institute

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Programs

Programs offered at each campus may vary, so be sure to check other campus offerings for the course you are most interested in.

Skilled Trades, Auto, Fire Programs

  • Students obtain the required education to read and interpret drawing and specifications used in the construction industry, recongize how to select lumber needed for various projects and the tools necessary to complete the job safely. They will learn the step by step process in house construction starting with the laying out of the footings to installing the ridge cap, as well as residential estimating, construction of stairs and other millwork. Upon successful completion of the Carpenter program, graduates will be eligable for employment in many fields of carpenter such as construction, cabinet making, renovations and any other area where maintenance is required such as mining, power plants, offshore, etc. COURSES 
    AJ1160 Blueprint Reading AJ1170 Residential Estimating AJ1111 Carpentry Fundamentals AJ1201 Layout and Footings AJ1211 Wall Forms AJ1221 Floor and Wall Framing AJ1410 Interior Fundamentals AJ1501 Interior Trim AJ1310 Roof Fundamentals CAR-155 Concrete AJ1231 Exterior Finish AJ1601 Stair Fundamentals AJ2430 Scaffolding TS1510 Occupational Health & Safety HE1620 Powerline Hazards TS1520 WHMIS TS1530 Standard First Aid LA1100 Confined Space Awareness AJ1121 Rigging AJ2420 Post and Beam AJ1760 Chain Saw Safety LA1110 Fall Protection Awareness CAR-225 Deck Layout and Framing AP1100 Introduction to Apprenticeship AM1100 Math Essentials AM1130 Carpenter Math Fundamentals CM2160 Communication Essentials SD1760 Workplace Essentials MC1060 Computer Essentials
  • This program is designed to assist persons in developing fundamental skills and knowledge to enter the labour force as apprentices in the Construction/Industrial Electrical field. Students obtain the required education to install, repair and maintain electrical equipment in residential, commerical and industrial settings using state of the art training equipment. COURSES
    TS1520 WHMIS TS1530 Standard First Aid ER1411 Safety ER1112 Tools and Equipment ER1105 Access Equipment ER1101 Hoisting, Lifting and Rigging WD1202 Drawings, Schematics and Specifications ER1212 Electrical Drawings and Schematics WD1161 Introduction to the Canadian Electrical Code ER1140 DC Theory ER1151 Series and Parallel DC Circuits ER1180 Single Phase Theory ER1231 Conductors and Cables ER1570 Grounding and Bonding   ER1221 Conduit, Tubing and Fittings ER2001 Raceways, Wireways and Busways ER1242 Fundamental Wiring ER2011 Lighting Systems and Controls ER1190 Three Phase Theory ER1170 Voltage Drop and Power Loss ER1271 Single Phase Service Entrance ER1371 Distribution Equipment ER1250 Protective Devices ER2022 Single Phase Motors ER1580 Job Planning ER2710 Heating, Ventilation and Cooling Systems ER2720 Heating, Ventilation and Cooling System Controls ER2351 Electric Surface Heating Systems   ER1262 Transformers ER2391 Fiber Optics ER1341 Fire Alarms ER2142 Security Systems ER2134 Communication Systems ER1590 Introduction to Communication and Trade Documentation AM1100 Math Essentials AM1160 Electrician Math Fundamentals CM2160 Communication Essentials SD1760 Workplace Essentials MC1060 Computer Essentials AP1101 Introduction to Apprenticeship OT1150 Workterm
  • Fascinated by large machinary and equipment?There's never been a better time to build a carrer in this growing sector. This program is designed to assist individuals in developing sufficient basic skills and knowledge to enter the labour force as apprentice Heavy Duty Equipment Technicians. Students learn to maintain, diagnose, repair and adjust equipment, tooling and lifting devices. Training is provided in maintaining heavy equipment to the degree required for safe and efficient operation, using procedures outlined in manufacturers' manuals and other instructional media. Upon completion, students will have a comprehensive background in mechanical studies, preventative maintenance, safe shop practices, and equipment management systems. COURSES
    TS1510 Occupational Health and Safety TS1520 WHMIS TS1530 Standard First Aid SV1101 Safety SV1110 Ozone Depleting Substances SV1166 Tools and Equipment SV1800 Hoisting & Lifting SV1151 Service Information Systems SV1810 Preventive Maintenance SV1201 Start, Move & Park Vehicle SV1181 Fasteners, Tubings, Hoses and Fittings SV1190 Lubrication and Fluids Servicing SV1121 Gaskets and Seals SV1820 Bearings SV1830 Metallurgy SV1301 Cutting, Heating and Welding SV1211 Tires, Rims and Wheels SV1303 Engine Principles SV1310 Cooling Systems SV1131 Electrical and Electronic Principles SV1370 Batteries SV1491 Conventional Lighting Circuits SV1501 Wiring Harnesses and Accessories SV1141 Introduction to Hydraulics SV2381 Hydraulic Fittings, Piping, Tubing and Hoses SV2391 Reservoirs, Coolers and Filters WD2330 MIG Welding SV1261 Vehicle Hydraulic Brake Systems SV1271 Basic Air Brake Systems SV1281 Drive Lines SV1365 Non-Diesel Fuel Systems SV1361 Diesel Fuel Supply Systems SV1331 Intake and Exhaust Systems SV1451 Steering Systems SV1401 Gauges AP1100 Introduction to Apprenticeship AM1100 Math Essentials AM1220 Math Fundamentals CM2160 Communication Essentials SD1760 Workplace Essentials MC1060 Computer Essentials
  • This program is designed to assist individuals in developing fundamental skills and knowledge to enter the labour force as apprentices in the Powerline Technician field. People who enjoy working in the elements and not being confined to a seat location will find this trade appealing. Students should be aware that the Powerline Technician trade is a very physically demanding career that includes controlled risk tasks including pole climbing and working with high voltage power lines. Employers will normally get applicants to undergo a physical capabilities assessment prior to hiring. Upon successful completion of the Powerline Technician program, students will have demonstrated the knowledge and skills required for employment with electric power distribution utilities.   COURSES
    TS1510 Occupational Health and Safety TS1520 WHMIS TS1530 First Aid OL1631 Safety OL1681 Tools and Equipment OL1250 Access Equipment OL1691 Pole Climbing OL1851 Rigging, Hoisting and Lifting OL1771 Aerial Devices and Hydraulics OL1641 On and Off-road Equipment OL1601 Traffic Control OL1130 Power and Energy ER1140 DC Theory ER1151 Series & Parallel DC Circuits OL1180 AC Theory OL1190 AC Circuits OL1240 Series and Parallel Circuits OL1791 Grounding and Bonding OL1721 Conductors and Cables OL1741 Sagging Conductors OL1714 Single-Phase Circuits OL1701 Drawings, Schematics and Specifications OL1715 Distribution Lines OL1725 Overhead Distribution Structures OL1835 Overhead Distribution Systems OL1811 Inductance and Capitance OL1811 Transformers OL1821 Street Lighting Systems OL1150 Transmission Systems OL1781 Transmission Structures  
  • This program is designed to assist individuals in developing fundamental skills and knowledge to enter the labour force as apprentices in the Steamfitter/Pipefitter field. Students obtain the required education to read and interpret shop drawings and specifications to determine layout requirements, select type and size of pipe required to complete a project, measure, cut, thread and bend pipe to required shape using hand and power tools, weld, braze, cement, solder and thread joints to join pipes and fabricate sections of piping systems, test system for leaks using testing equipment, clean and maintain pipe units and fittings, remove and replace worn components. Upon successful completion, graduates may be eligible for employment in the oil fields, paper mills, offshore drilling rigs, underground mining developments, and any other construction site that requires the transportation of fluids. COURSES
    TS1510 Occupational Health and Safety TS1520 WHMIS TS1530 Standard First Aid PF1340 Tools and Equipment PF1350 Blueprint 1 (Basic Residential) PF1360 Blueprint 2 (Advanced Residential/Light Commercial) PF1370 Rigging PF1380 Introduction to Fuel Brazing and Cutting PF1390 Pipe and Tubing Fundamentals PF1400 Steel Piping PF1410 Copper Piping PF1421 Plastic Piping PF2110 Aluminum Piping PF1440 Piping Valves PF1450 Hydronic Heating 1 PF1541 Low Pressure Steam PF1550 Pipe Template Development PF1560 Pipe Layout & Fitting Fabrication PF1570 Introduction to Electric Welding and Cutting AP1100 Introduction to Apprenticeship AM1100 Math Essentials AM1260 Math Fundamentals CM2160 Communication Essentials SD1760 Workplace Essentials MC1060 Computer Essentials
  • This program is designed to assist individuals in developing sufficient basic skills and knowledge to enter the labour force as apprentice welders. Students obtain the knowledge necessary to lay out, fabricate, repair, install and modify metal assemblies. Training is provided in maintaining equipment to the degree required for safe and efficient operation, using procedures outlined as per industry guidelines and other instructional media.   COURSES
    TS1510 Occupational Health and Safety TS1520 WHMIS TS1530 Standard First Aid WD1390 Safety WD1190 Tools and Equipment WD1701 Stationary Machinery WD1602 Oxy-fuel Cutting, Heating, Gouging and Welding WD1610 SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) 1 - Set‐up, Strike and Maintain an Arc WD1620 SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) 2 - Fillet Weld, All Positions WD1631 GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) 1 - Set‐up and Maintain an Arc WD1821 GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) 2 - Fillet Weld All Positions, Mild Steel WD1741 FCAW (Flux Core Arc Welding) 1 - Set‐up and Deposit a Weld   WD1360 MCAW (Metal Core Arc Welding) 1 - Set‐up and Deposit a Weld WD1641 GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding) 1 - Set‐up and Deposit a Weld WD1651 Plasma Arc Cutting and Gouging WD1661 Blue Print Reading 1 (Basic) WD1670 Blue Print Reading 2 (Welding Symbols) WD3020 Shop Drawings and Structural Components for Fabrication WD2910 Layout and Template Development Fundamentals WD1682 Metallurgy WD1691 Quality Control WD1721 Jigs and Fixtures WD1801 SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) 3 - Groove Weld 1G, 2G, 1GF, 2GF, 3GF and 4GF WD1815 Fillet and Groove Weld, Medium and High Carbon Steel using FCAW, GMAW, GTAW, MCAW and SMAW WD1832 GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) 3 - Groove Weld, All Positions, Mild Steel   WD1871 Build Up of Metal Parts WD1892 FCAW (Flux Core Arc Welding) 2 - Fillet and Groove Weld Plate, All Positions WD1900 Air Carbon Arc Cutting and Gouging WD1430 Hoisting, Lifting, Rigging and Access Equipment WD1790 Work Planning OT1150 Workplace Exposure AM1100 Math Essentials AM1320 Welding Math Fundamentals CM2160 Communication Essentials SD1760 Workplace Essentials MC1060 Computer Essentials AP1101 Introduction to Apprenticeship

Dietrac Technical Institute

DieTrac Technical Institute is located in Lewisporte - a town in central Newfoundland, Canada with a population of approximately 3,500. It is situated in a bay close to the mouth of the Exploits River. Lewisporte has an excellent port and related facilities that serve the many communities along Notre Dame Bay. Gander and its international airport are 35 minutes east on the Trans Canada Highway. Grand Falls-Windsor is a 40 minute drive west on the Trans Canada Highway. Lewisporte offers all the conveniences of a major centre.

At present, we do not have a residence however, accommodations can be found within the town through boarding houses and apartment rentals.

 

About Us

DieTrac Technical Institute was established in the 1990's to train people in the industrial trades. At that time there was a major void in training in the trades and DieTrac’s mission was to fill that void. Today there is tremendous competition in trades training, however, management is striving to make DieTrac a “centre of excellence in the skilled trades”. Presently, DieTrac is approved by the PACB (Provincial Apprenticeship Certification Board) to offer twelve programs . The following programs are offered at our campus:

• Carpenter (Pre-employment Level)

• Construction Electrician (Pre-employment & Advanced Level)

• Heavy Duty Equipment Technician (Pre-employment & Advanced Level)

• Industrial Electrician (Pre-employment Level)

• Industrial Instrument Mechanic (Pre-employment Level)

• Powerline Technician (Pre-employment Level)

• Small Engine Service Technician (Pre-employment Level)

• Steamfitter/Pipefitter (Pre-employment Level)

• Welder (Pre-employment & Advanced Level)


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