Job requirements Gas Turbine Machinery Industrial Mechanic in Canada
Find out what you typically need to work as a gas turbine machinery industrial mechanic in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics (NOC 7311).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Completion of secondary school is usually required.
- Completion of a three- to four-year apprenticeship program or A combination of over five years of work experience in the trade and some high school, college or industry courses in industrial machinery repair or millwrighting is usually required to be eligible for trade certification.
- Textile machinery mechanics hired from other industries may require additional training in textile processes and experience as a textile manufacturing machinery operator.
- Industrial mechanic (millwright) trade certification is compulsory in Quebec and available, but voluntary, in all other provinces and the territories.
- Construction millwright trade certification is available, but voluntary, in Ontario.
- Industrial sewing machine mechanic trade certification is available, but voluntary, in Quebec.
- Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualified industrial mechanics or millwrights upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
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