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Fitter – Assembler (Motor Assembly)
3 to 4 years
Red Seal

Fitter – assemblers (motor assembly) put together prefabricated metal parts to build heavy industrial machinery and transportation equipment. This job can require physical strength, some electrical skill, and familiarity with diagnostic tools. Fitters can work in plants, repair shops, or outdoors. Workers in some industrial specialties may have to travel to jobs.
Truck and Transport Mechanic

Certification Requirements
  • The Fitter – Assembler (Motor Assembly) apprenticeship consists of 7,520 hours of on-the-job training.
  • Apprentices must also complete two 8-week in-class technical training sessions.
  • Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship requirements, you receive a Certificate of Apprenticeship and are certified as a journeyperson in the trade.
  • A person with at least 8,000 hours of related work experience is eligible to apply for a Trade Equivalency Assessment (TEA) and, if successful, becomes 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.