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Automotive Electronic Accessory Technician
About 4 years
Red Seal

Automotive electronic accessory technicians specialize in the electrical and electronic components of cars, buses, and trucks, including stereo and air conditioning systems. Their tasks include inspecting, diagnosing, repairing and servicing these vehicles.
Automotive Service Technician

Certification Requirements
  • The Automotive Electronic Accessory Technician apprenticeship consists of 3,000 hours of on-the-job training.
  • Apprentices must also complete one 8-week in-class technical training session.
  • Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship requirements, you receive a Certificate of Apprenticeship and are considered a journeyperson candidate. You must challenge the Certificate of Qualification exam and pass to become certified as a journeyperson and be legally allowed to work in the trade in Ontario.
  • A person with at least 3,240 hours of related work experience is eligible to apply for a Trade Equivalency Assessment (TEA) and challenge the Certificate of Qualification exam to become certified as a journeyperson in this trade.

Educational Prerequisites
Grade 12 or equivalent.

In-Class Training
Please contact your local apprenticeship office for information on the availability of technical training for this program.