Agricultural Equipment Technician

Agricultural equipment technicians set up, maintain, service, diagnose, repair and recondition agricultural equipment. This equipment includes tractors and combines, as well as a variety of implements for agricultural functions such as tillage, seeding, planting, harvesting, haying, spraying and application. Agricultural equipment technicians may also work on outdoor power equipment.

NOC: 7312

Designation Year: 1992

Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, SK
Trade title: Agricultural Equipment Technician, in AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, SK
Other titles used in provinces/territories: N/A

Red Seal Occupational Standard (RSOS) New

This is the complete description of the activities of the Agricultural Equipment Technician trade. New exams that are based on the new standard are being developed. Check with your provincial/territorial apprenticeship authority to see if it has been implemented there.

Occupational Standard for current exams Previous

This National Standard is being used as the basis for the current Red Seal exams. Check with your provincial/territorial apprenticeship authority to see if it is still in use there.

Essential Skills

Please refer to the Essential Skills section of the trade’s Occupational Standard that describes the essential skills needed to succeed in this trade.

Job Market Reports

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Sample Questions

Try the sample Agricultural Equipment Technician examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.

Red Seal Exam Breakdown

Consult the Agricultural Equipment Technician Red Seal Exam Breakdown for a breakdown of the Red Seal examination.

Ellis Chart

Consult the Ellis Chart for a full breakdown of apprenticeship data from across Canada for the trade of Agricultural Equipment Technician.