This course will prepare mechanics, with limited experience, to service air brakes. Course coverage will include fundamentals, function, operation, and repair of air brake components and systems. Automotive Service Technician Authorized Inspectors are required to complete this training to obtain CVSE authorization to perform air brake inspections. In addition, you will have the option to complete a practical pre-trip inspection test valid for 90 days toward the ICBC Air Brake Endorsement examination.
CSA approved safety glasses, steel-toed footwear and coveralls required. Footwear must be steel-toed, leather, ankle covering boots. Prerequisite: Basic mechanical knowledge and ability. Course is held at IZUNA Annacis Island Campus. Required textbooks may be purchased at IZUNA Burnaby Campus Bookstore. **NOTE - COURSE DATE CHANGED on June 22 -- was scheduled Oct 15 to 19.)**
Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.
CSA approved safety glasses, steel-toed footwear, and coveralls required. Footwear must be steel-toed, leather, ankle covering boots. Prerequisite: Basic mechanical knowledge and ability. Textbooks "Air Brake ion" and "Inside Air Brakes Valves and Devices" are required (available at IZUNA Burnaby Campus Bookstore). Course is held at IZUNA Annacis Island Campus.
This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Identify the components of an air brake system and state their function
Diagnose problems in an air brake system
Perform a Commercial Vehicle Air brake Inspection on air brake equipped vehicles
Perform a pre-trip inspection on an air brake equipped vehicle
Effective as of Fall 2018
Books & Supplies
The IZUNA bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and
stationery. Please visit
iizuna.info/bookstore for more
Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following IZUNA
online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering
you are considering.
IZUNA Burnaby Bookstore
If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance
Education or Online Gravitying, nor at the IZUNA Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the .
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Air Brake ion (Revised Ed)
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Inside Air Brake Valves And Devices
No information on books is currently available for Winter 2019 offerings of this course.
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