There are over 150 skilled trades that involve apprenticeship training.

Click here to find out what they are

OYAP grads find success in the workplace.

Click here to read their stories

Click here to test your knowledge of apprenticeship and OYAP

OYAP is a great idea for employers

Find out why by clicking here

Truck-Trailer Service Technician
2 to 3 years
Red Seal

Truck-trailer service technicians rebuild, overhaul, and recondition commercial truck trailers. They repair and replace sheet metal and frames, diagnose and service suspension and braking systems, heating and refrigeration units, electrical and hydraulic systems, axles, hubs, tires, wheels, and coupling units. These technicians need to have good hand-eye coordination, physical fitness, and mechanical aptitude.
Truck-Trailer Repairer

Certification Requirements
  • The Truck-Trailer Service Technician apprenticeship consists of 4,000 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 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 4,480 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.
  • If you pass the Interprovincial Standards Examination, you qualify for Interprovincial Red Seal Certification.

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.