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Tech_steve

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Thank you for the reply, this covers what i wanted to know, now just to pay off my debts and head to Barrie ON to get things on the go. :)
 
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I was just wondering if anyone would be able to give me some insight. After BMQ i know there is the vehicle tech course and BMQ-L, but i was just wondering after all the training if you had a option to get posted to a infantry battalion or how that works. i had try'd to do some research but didnt seem to find much.

Thank you !
 

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comrade94 said:
I was just wondering if anyone would be able to give me some insight.

For future reference, perhaps,

^ Vehicle tech after BMQ question ^ will be merged with,

land Vehicle Technician can you help me with a few questions ?
http://army.ca/forums/threads/72012.0

Vehicle Technician Questions 
https://army.ca/forums/threads/34311.0

Vehicle technician questions 
http://army.ca/forums/threads/107278.0

Vehicle tech question 
http://army.ca/forums/threads/122163.0

Vehicle Tech?
http://army.ca/forums/threads/118948.0

Wanting to be a vehicle technician 
http://army.ca/forums/threads/30585.0

Vehicle Tech 00129 Training from BMQ to QL3 
https://army.ca/forums/threads/67712.0

Vehicle Technician deployment 
https://army.ca/forums/threads/102286.0

vehicle Tech- vehicle recovery 
http://army.ca/forums/threads/103669.0

Licensed truck and coach tech interested in vehicle tech position
https://army.ca/forums/threads/119516.0

Any idea on Vehicle Tech training?
https://army.ca/forums/threads/70659/post-672376.html#msg672376

Vehicle Tech/Mechanic 
https://army.ca/forums/threads/73054.0

Vehicle Tech 00129 Training from BMQ to QL3 
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/67712.0.html

vehicle tech tools
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/62869.0.html

New Vehicle Tech - any help appreciated 
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/52355.0.html

Any idea on Vehicle Tech training?
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/70659.0.html

Mechanics
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/13104.0.html

Vehicle Tech work boots 
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/60149.0.html

What can a Vech Tech expect?
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/1675.0.html

Any Mechanics out there?
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/36298.0.html

Need Info on Vehicle Tech 
http://army.ca/forums/threads/83820.0

Vehicle tech's in nova scotia?
https://army.ca/forums/threads/29358.0

Recruiting Vehicle Technician
https://army.ca/forums/threads/101180.0

vehicle tech PLAR question
https://army.ca/forums/threads/107774.0

mechanical engineer-vehicle tech
https://army.ca/forums/threads/100010.0/nowap.html

Vehicle Tech training in the Reserves?
https://army.ca/forums/threads/88329.0/nowap.html

After BMQ-Questions from a Wife
http://army.ca/forums/threads/108061.0
"He is going for a Vehicle Tech- Any ideas on where his BMQ-L will be?"

etc...













 

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mariomike said:
For future reference, perhaps,

^ Vehicle tech after BMQ question ^ will be merged with,

land Vehicle Technician can you help me with a few questions ?
http://army.ca/forums/threads/72012.0

Vehicle Technician Questions 
https://army.ca/forums/threads/34311.0

Vehicle technician questions 
http://army.ca/forums/threads/107278.0

Vehicle tech question 
http://army.ca/forums/threads/122163.0

Vehicle Tech?
http://army.ca/forums/threads/118948.0

Wanting to be a vehicle technician 
http://army.ca/forums/threads/30585.0

Vehicle Tech 00129 Training from BMQ to QL3 
https://army.ca/forums/threads/67712.0

Vehicle Technician deployment 
https://army.ca/forums/threads/102286.0

vehicle Tech- vehicle recovery 
http://army.ca/forums/threads/103669.0

Licensed truck and coach tech interested in vehicle tech position
https://army.ca/forums/threads/119516.0

Any idea on Vehicle Tech training?
https://army.ca/forums/threads/70659/post-672376.html#msg672376

Vehicle Tech/Mechanic 
https://army.ca/forums/threads/73054.0

Vehicle Tech 00129 Training from BMQ to QL3 
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/67712.0.html

vehicle tech tools
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/62869.0.html

New Vehicle Tech - any help appreciated 
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/52355.0.html

Any idea on Vehicle Tech training?
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/70659.0.html

Mechanics
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/13104.0.html

Vehicle Tech work boots 
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/60149.0.html

What can a Vech Tech expect?
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/1675.0.html

Any Mechanics out there?
http://forums.army.ca/forums/threads/36298.0.html

Need Info on Vehicle Tech 
http://army.ca/forums/threads/83820.0

Vehicle tech's in nova scotia?
https://army.ca/forums/threads/29358.0

Recruiting Vehicle Technician
https://army.ca/forums/threads/101180.0

vehicle tech PLAR question
https://army.ca/forums/threads/107774.0

mechanical engineer-vehicle tech
https://army.ca/forums/threads/100010.0/nowap.html

Vehicle Tech training in the Reserves?
https://army.ca/forums/threads/88329.0/nowap.html

After BMQ-Questions from a Wife
http://army.ca/forums/threads/108061.0
"He is going for a Vehicle Tech- Any ideas on where his BMQ-L will be?"

etc...
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comrade94 said:
I was just wondering if anyone would be able to give me some insight. After BMQ i know there is the vehicle tech course and BMQ-L, but i was just wondering after all the training if you had a option to get posted to a infantry battalion or how that works. i had try'd to do some research but didnt seem to find much.

Thank you !

You will generally get rotated through several different units on base as you do your OJT/apprenticeship. Generally you will not be actually posted to a unit outside of a service battalion until you are fully qualified. Then you can request a posting to wherever you want and it will be left to manpower requirements and the career manager.
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Dave
 

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Any one finish there bmq recently who is  in the vehicle technician, or in training for vehicle tech??

Please shoot me a message id love to pick your brain i start bmq November 13th and would like an idea of what to expect after bmq
 

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Hey all, thanks in advance.

I'm looking for information on training for vehicle technician after bmq, i have searched, and read and read and searched but cant seem to find information.

Anyone who is a vehicle technician and is willing to let me pick your brain please message me.

Questions non vehicle technicians might be able to help with.

1. What is the course called example infantry has dp1, what do vehicle techs have?

2. General wait time after bmq? I get it Veries  but a general time would be nice.

3. How is the training laid out? I believe its a total of 18 months from my understanding but all i could find was 4 week driver training and 30 weeks of electrical and engineering training.

In short will it Be a straight 18 months or is it split up so i can do a few months go home for a week, do a few months go home ect.

Thanks in advance, also if there are threads out there that answer these questions please point me to them.
 

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1.  It is called... DP1.

2.  You'll go from BMQ and probably be loaded on a military driver's course in advance of your DP1 starting.  Gaps depend on when the next course is scheduled to be run.  There are efforts to bring people in so their training progresses within minimal gaps.

3.  Training follows a training plan, and as I recall is modular - you'll learn different types of systems and how they work.  Once the in class portion is done, you'll do on-the-job training (OJT) with set tasks you have to complete.  OJT periods are variable in length, depending on how quickly you can complete things.

After the 4+30 weeks you'll generally be sent to an OJT centre.  While there, you will have some opportunities for leave, generally over the summer and over Christmas.
 

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Weapons on vehicles are worked on by a combo of weapons and eo techs depending on the system

Vehicle techs generally dont repair weapon systems.

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*Disclaimer* As will be made clearly obvious I am not especially familiar with military lingo as of yet, please do not hold this against me. I'm sure I will get the hang of it rather quickly.

I am curious what courses vehicle techs are offered? I understand that clearly there is no reason for someone in that trade to be offered something like para, etc. as there is no practicality in that, however are they able to take courses like hand to hand combat or other self defense stuff.  While I know that again there is possibly no need for a vehicle tech to take advanced hand to hand, I would like to take something like that for personal protection, both in and out of uniform. Is there a possibility for members in this trade to take things like this through the military or would I have to search that out in a civilian context.

thanks for any knowledge anyone would care to pass along. Getting pumped for BMQ
 

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Not many courses like that for VTechs.

But on many bases there are clubs that do. Jiu-jitsu is quite popular on the bases I've been at.

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Hi Guys,

I did my reserve EME common, QL3, and QL4 as a vehicle tech. I am looking into becoming a civilian heavy equipment technician. I have my course reports, but I assume the union that represents the HET's will want to know what I did and how many hours were spent. Who would I contact to get that kind of data or does anyone here have experience dealing with this?
 

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BadBird said:
I did my reserve EME common, QL3, and QL4 as a vehicle tech. I am looking into becoming a civilian heavy equipment technician. I have my course reports, but I assume the union that represents the HET's will want to know what I did and how many hours were spent. Who would I contact to get that kind of data or does anyone here have experience dealing with this?

You may find this discussion of interest,

CF SKilled Trade jobs; Jouneyman Status?
https://army.ca/forums/threads/112669/post-1266217#msg1266217
 

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There used to be a program in place called the CF Military Equivalencies Program (CFMEP) that provided that sort of information.  I'm not certain how that program has progressed.  I'd suggest contacting the Base Personnel Selection Officer from your support base for more information; that sort of info is in their wheelhouse.
 

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dapaterson said:
There used to be a program in place called the CF Military Equivalencies Program (CFMEP) that provided that sort of information.   

I posted the link in Reply #161, but it no longer works.
 
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