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Hydraulic / Pneumatic Mechanic
3 to 4 years
Red Seal

Hydraulic / pneumatic mechanics repair, maintain, and adjust hydraulic units such as hoists, rams, jacks, lifting units, and pumps. These mechanics can work outdoors, in repair shops, in plants, and in other buildings. They maintain air compressors and pneumatic tools such as blow guns, air staplers, spray guns, sandblasters, and air drills.
Hydraulic Service Mechanic

Certification Requirements
  • The Hydraulic / Pneumatic Mechanic apprenticeship consists of 7,400 hours of on-the-job training.
  • Apprentices must also complete 600 hours of in-class technical training.
  • 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.