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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

Example titles

All-terrain vehicle repairer

Apprentice outboard motor mechanic

Forklift mechanic

Go-kart repairer

Inboard-outboard 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

Motorcycle mechanic apprentice

Motorcycle repairer

Motorcycle repairman/woman

Outboard motor mechanic

Snowmobile repairer

Snowmobile repairman/woman

Main duties

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.

Employment requirements

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.

Additional information

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)