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Electric Motor System Technician

Trade Description:

Important notice: This trade is no longer a Red Seal trade, therefore, training and certification are no longer available. Further updates to follow. 

An electric motor system technician is someone who tests, rebuilds and repairs electric motors, generators, transformers and controllers.

Electric Motor System technicians are employed by electrical repair shops and manufacturing plants.

Trade Regulation
National Occupational Analysis

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
4 1,500 8-8-8-8 SAIT

Training Standards:

Curriculum standards are organized by Alberta. For more information, visit Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training or the National Occupational Analysis (NOA).


Red Seal Exam Information

Red Seal Exam Breakdown

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
6 9,000 No
Questions regarding eligibility to challenge this trade
should be directed to

Designated Trainers:

PDF Document Work Experience Form