Recreation Vehicle Service Technician - Red Seal Exam Breakdown

A Red Seal exam is based on the standard, called the National Occupational Analysis for the trade. The standard describes the skills and knowledge required to perform the duties of the trade. Each standard is divided into Blocks, which are divided into Tasks, which are divided into sub-tasks.

The Red Seal exam has a certain number of questions assigned to these sections. The number of questions are provided below.

For more information, see the full National Occupational Analysis and Self-Assessment Guide (PDF, 961 KB) for this trade. Also, check out this trade’s Sample Questions.

Total number of questions on Red Seal exam - 120 questions

Block A - Common occupational skills - 10 questions

Task 1 Performs safety-related activities
3 questions
Task 2 Uses and maintains tools and equipment
3 questions
Task 3 Performs common work practices and procedures
4 questions

Block B - Plumbing systems - 13 questions

Task 4 Diagnoses plumbing systems
5 questions
Task 5 Services potable water systems
4 questions
Task 6 Services waste water systems
4 questions

Block C - Electrical systems - 22 questions

Task 7 Diagnoses electrical systems
10 questions
Task 8 Services AC electrical system
6 questions
Task 9 Services DC electrical system
6 questions

Block D - LP gas systems - 19 questions

Task 10 Diagnoses LP gas systems
10 questions
Task 11 Services LP gas systems
9 questions

Block E - Appliances and consumer products - 20 questions

Task 12 Maintains appliances
5 questions
Task 13 Diagnoses appliances
6 questions
Task 14 Repairs appliances and consumer products
7 questions
Task 15 Installs appliances and consumer products
2 questions

Block F - Interior and exterior - 12 questions

Task 16 Diagnoses interior and exterior components
3 questions
Task 17 Services interior components
4 questions
Task 18 Services exterior components
5 questions

Block G - Chassis and mechanical components - 16 questions

Task 19 Maintains chassis and mechanical components
4 questions
Task 20 Diagnoses chassis and mechanical components
5 questions
Task 21 Repairs chassis and mechanical systems
5 questions
Task 22 Installs chassis and mechanical components
2 questions

Block H - Towing systems - 8 questions

Task 23 Diagnoses towing systems
4 questions
Task 24 Services towing systems
4 questions

For more information about exam preparation materials (textbooks, modules, etc.) contact your provincial/territorial apprenticeship office.

*Number of questions assigned are derived from the input from people in this trade from across Canada.