Motorcycle Technician

Motorcycle Technician is the official Red Seal trade name as of May 27, 2020. The previous Red Seal name for this trade was Motorcycle Mechanic.

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.

National Occupational Classification (NOC): 72423

Designation Year: 1992

Designated Red Seal in: NL, NS, PE, NB, ON, AB, BC

Trade title: Motorcycle Technician (NL, NS, ON, BC)

Other titles used in provinces/territories: Motorcycle Mechanic (PE, NB, AB)

Red Seal Occupational Standard (RSOS) New

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.

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 Motorcycle Technician examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.

Exam Information

Rate your experience and knowledge in the trade using the Self-Assessment Tool. Learn about how many questions there are on different topics on the Red Seal exam, the types of questions that are used, and examples of each type.

Ellis Chart

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