Oil Heat System Technician

Oil heat system technicians install, repair and maintain all types of oil-fired domestic and commercial appliances, equipment, components and systems. They may design, assemble and install the heating and ventilation systems, install oil burner components such as control devices and associated wiring, install fuel supply systems and connect the plumbing to mechanical and electrical systems.

NOC: 7331

Designation Year: 1976

Designated Red Seal in: BC, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, PE, YT
Trade title: Oil Heat System Technician, in BC, NB, NL, NU, PE
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Oil Burner Mechanic (YT), Oil Heat Systems Technician (NS, NT)

Occupational Standard (new)

View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Oil Heat System Technician trade. New exams are currently under development.

Occupational Standard for current exams

View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Oil Heat System Technician trade. It is used as the basis for the Red Seal exams for this trade.

Essential Skills

Discover the essential skills oil heat system technicians need to succeed in their trade.

Job Market Reports

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Study for the Red Seal Examination

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Sample Questions

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Exam Counselling Sheet

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Ellis Chart

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