Partspersons perform ordering, warehousing, inventory control and sales of parts. Their duties also include identifying parts and equipment, searching for parts, shipping and receiving parts, providing customer service and advice, and maintaining records.
Designation Year: 1991
Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, SK, YT
Trade title: Partsperson, in MB, NB, NL, NS, NU, PE, SK, YT
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Partsperson – Parts Technician (NU), Parts Technician (AB, ON), Parts Technician – Parts (NT), Partsperson 3 (BC)
View the National Standard that is being used as the basis for the current Red Seal exams. New exams that are based on the new standard are currently under development.
Discover the essential skills partspersons need to succeed in their trade.
Find regional information about jobs, average wages, and other news at Explore Careers for the Partsperson trade.
Learn what you need to do to Get Ready for your Red Seal Exam.
Try the sample Partsperson examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.
Consult the Partsperson 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 Partsperson.
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