Sep 18 - Sep 18
8am - 5pm

In Person

Snow School for Mechanics

Course Objectives

This course provides mechanics with a working knowledge of modern winter maintenance vehicles and accessories with particular emphasis on automated controller and spreader systems, and the hydraulic systems used to support vehicle accessories that apply both wet and dry materials as well as plowing operations. Practical solutions to common equipment problems will be explored, along with preventative maintenance practices and troubleshooting diagnostics.

 

Course Content

  • Environmental and salt management issues
  • Do new materials mean new mechanical problems?
  • Demystifying electronic spreader controllers
  • Getting ahead of problems: best practices for preventative maintenance
  • Equipment demonstration
  • Hydraulics
  • Troubleshooting

 

Who Should Attend

Mechanics responsible for the maintenance of winter service vehicles for road agencies and winter maintenance contractors

 

Evaluation Process

Passing Grade:  65%

 

Accreditation

This course is recognized by:

  • The Engineering Institute of Canada awards 0.7 Continuing Education Units to this course.

Snow School for Mechanics - Member - $360.00
Snow School for Mechanics - Fed/Prov - $396.00
Snow School for Mechanics - Non-Member - $450.00

Warren Nicholishen, Municipality of Port Hope

 

Alex Stewart, County of Wellington

Location

Nottawasaga Inn, Alliston, ON

Time

September 18, 2017 - Sep 18
8am - 5pm