Small Engine Mechanics

(NOC 7335)

What do Small Engine Mechanics do?

Small-engine and equipment mechanics test, repair, and service small gasoline- and diesel-powered equipment such as outboard motors/lawn mowers.

How to become: Small Engine Mechanics

In general, you usually need a high school diploma.

To gain trade certification as an oil and solid fuel heating, electrical, motorcycle, small-engine and equipment mechanic or repairer, you usually need a three- to four-year apprenticeship or a combination of experience and college or other courses.

You may need trade certification in the province/territory where you'll work.

Most mechanics may also obtain interprovincial (Red Seal) trade certification, which provides job mobility throughout the country.

To be a small appliance repairer or other small-engine and equipment mechanic, you usually need on-the-job training and college or other courses.

Most recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate or a community college diploma.

Where to study for a career as: Small Engine Mechanics

Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Trades Foundations - Motive Power Certificate; Online
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Mechanical Techniques - Machinist Diploma
Mechanical Techniques - Machinist Certificate
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Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Certificate; Apprenticeship
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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