7334 – Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics
Motorcycle of all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics test, repair and service motorcycles, motor scooters, snowmobiles, outboard motors, forklifts and all-terrain vehicles. They are employed by service shops of motorcycle dealers and retailers and by independent service establishments.
Index of titles
All-terrain vehicle repairer
Apprentice outboard motor mechanic
Inboard-outboard motor mechanic
Industrial truck mechanic
Industrial truck repairer
Leisure vehicle technician (except recreational vehicles)
Lift truck mechanic
Motor boat mechanic
Motor scooter repairer
Motorcycle mechanic apprentice
Outboard motor mechanic
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Review work orders and discuss work to be performed with supervisor
Inspect and test engine and other mechanical components using test devices to diagnose and isolate faults
Adjust, repair or replace mechanical or electrical system parts and components using hand tools and equipment
Test and adjust repaired systems for proper performance
Perform scheduled maintenance service on equipment
Advise customers on work performed and general condition of equipment
Determine estimates of repair cost
May repair and rebuild hoisting mechanism and other mechanical systems on industrial trucks and forklifts.
Completion of secondary school and training courses or a vocational program is usually required.
For motorcycle mechanics, completion of a three- to four-year apprenticeship program or a combination of over three years of work experience and high school or college courses in motorcycle repair is usually required to be eligible for trade certification.
Motorcycle mechanic trade certification is compulsory in Ontario and Alberta and available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and British Columbia.
Other mechanics in this unit group may require several years of on-the-job training.
Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualified motorcycle mechanics upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.
The Red Seal endorsement allows for interprovincial mobility.
There is mobility among some occupations in this unit group.
Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.
Other small engine and small equipment repairers (7335)
Supervisors of motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics (in 7301 Contractors and supervisors, mechanic trades)