Motorcycle technicians work on motorcycles and other units such as motor scooters and all-terrain units. They inspect, clean, test, assemble, diagnose, maintain and repair engines, transmissions, drive systems, steering assemblies, braking systems, chassis, suspension, electrical systems, vehicle management systems, fuel systems and exhaust systems.
Designation Year: 1992
Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE
Trade title: Motorcycle Technician, in ON
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Motorcycle Mechanic (AB, NB, NL, NS, PE), Motorcycle Mechanic (Motorcycle & Power Equipment Technician) (BC)
View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Motorcycle Technician trade. It is used as the basis for the Red Seal exams for this trade.
Please refer to the Essential Skills section of the trade’s Occupational Standard that describes the essential skills needed to succeed in this trade.
Find job market information such as wages, outlooks, education and skills needed at Explore Careers on the Job Bank website.
Try the sample Motorcycle Technician examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.
Consult the Motorcycle Technician Exam Counselling Sheet for a breakdown of the Red Seal examination.
Consult the Ellis Chart for a full breakdown of apprenticeship data from across Canada for the trade of Motorcycle Technician.
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