Diesel Engine Mechanics

(NOC 7312)

What do Diesel Engine Mechanics do?

Diesel mechanics repair and build large engines and other machines.

How to become: Diesel Engine Mechanics

You usually need a high school diploma.

To gain trade certification, you usually need either a three- to five-year apprenticeship program or a combination of over four years' work experience in the trade and some high school, college or industry courses in heavy equipment repair.

Heavy-duty equipment mechanic trade certification is compulsory in Quebec and Alberta and available, but voluntary, in all other provinces/territories.

With experience, you may move up the ranks to become a supervisor.

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

Where to study for a career as: Diesel Engine Mechanics

Modified on December 15, 2023

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