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Recreation Vehicle Service Technician

Trade Description:

Recreation vehicle service technicians are trained to inspect, test, replace and service all systems contained within a recreation vehicle, except for its engine and drive train. They work on systems such as propane, electrical, water, heating, braking, stabilizing and security systems and, therefore, have a broad base of knowledge and many different skills.

RV/mobile home dealerships, repair shops, manufacturers, and RV sites all employ recreation vehicle service technicians.

Trade Regulation
National Occupational Analysis
Additional mandatory requirement to be obtained after receiving the Certificate of Qualification:
- Valid Limited Specialized Trade - Electrical Licence (Class M - E Limited Recreational Vehicle)
- Valid Specialized Gas Fitter Licence (Recreational Vehicle Gas)

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
3 1,600 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

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Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience
Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
4.5 7,200 No
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Designated Trainers:

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