Motorcycle Technician

Motorcycle technicians work primarily on 2 and 3-wheeled motorcycles and other units such as motor scooters. They inspect, clean, test, assemble, diagnose, maintain and repair engines, transmissions, drive systems, steering assemblies, braking systems, chassis and suspension, electrical systems, vehicle management systems, fuel systems and exhaust systems. They may specialize in repairing, rebuilding, customizing or servicing these systems or assemblies.

THE MOTORCYCLE TECHNICIAN PROGRAM HAS CHANGED

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Harmonized*

Current**

Current**

Current**

*Harmonized = Program stream with re-aligned content beginning in April 2022

**Current = Program stream for apprentices who've completed level 1 training before April 2022

HARMONIZED PROGRAM INFORMATION IN EFFECT APRIL 1, 2022 

Program Profile Describe the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification Download (PDF 179 KB)
Program Outline Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers Download (PDF 1.2 MB)

 


Record Book

Program Updates:

  • November 2021: For information regarding transition, please see the Program Update and Transition Plan
  • June 2021: A new Program Outline and Program Profile will be implemented April 1, 2022. Please see OPSN-2021-006 for details.

Standardized Level Exam (SLE) Updates

  • February 2022: OPSN 2022 004 Removal of the Level 4 Standard Level Exam (SLE) from the Harmonized program. 

SLE Weighting Charts

Interprovincial Exam Updates

  • None

Interprovincial Exam Information

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 162.84 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 1.36 MB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.

OR

If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified. Please refer to the application form on whether this trade qualifies.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
  • Download(PDF 171.16 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 178.62 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 296.33 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 344.29 KB)