Workforce Development

Diesel Engine Mechanic

Trade Description:

Diesel engine mechanics diagnose, service, adjust, overhaul and maintain and test diesel engines and related equipment and components as well as related electrical and electronic systems. Much of the heavy equipment used in the construction, transportation and farming industries, such as bulldozers, cranes and tractors are powered by diesel.

Diesel engine mechanics either work in the field or in specialized repair and overhaul shops.

Trade Regulation
Provincial Occupational Analysis

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
3 1,800 9-7-6 RRC-CN

Training Standards:

PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document Profile Chart
PDF Document Level Three PDF Document POA Subtask to Unit Comparison

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
4.5 8,100 No
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Designated Trainers:

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