Petroleum Equipment Service Technician

Petroleum Equipment Service Technicians repair and maintain fueling systems in the downstream petroleum sector of the oil and gas industry.

The Occupational Analysis describes the scope of competencies for the trade. The CofQ exam was developed to assess the competencies listed in this chart.

The Exam Weighting Chart for the Certificate of Qualification exam shows the approximate percentage of weighting per General Area of Competency (GAC).

The Reference Materials provide study material for challengers preparing to write the exam. 

Program Updates:

Please note that this program is only available for those wishing to challenge certification. The challenge package is now available. There is no apprenticeship pathway at this time.

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
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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.


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 260.34 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 173.84 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 68.56 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 93.66 KB)