NOC 7315 – Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors

NOC 7315 – Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors

December 25, 2019

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) code 7315 is for Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors

NOC skill type/level: Skill Level B

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • A college diploma in aircraft maintenance or completion of a four-year apprenticeship program is usually required.
  • Several years of on-the-job training are required for aircraft mechanics.
  • Aircraft mechanics and inspectors who sign maintenance releases and certify airworthiness require an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s (AME) licence issued by Transport Canada.
  • Trade certification for aircraft maintenance engineers is available, but voluntary, in Ontario, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
  • Trade certification for aircraft structural technicians is available, but voluntary, in British Columbia.
  • Industry certification from the Canadian Aviation Maintenance Council for some occupations in this unit group is available, but voluntary.
  • Aircraft inspectors require several years of experience as an aircraft mechanic.

List of Job Titles for NOC 7315 – Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors

  • Aero-engine mechanic
  • Aero-engine technician
  • Aircraft accessories mechanic
  • Aircraft accessories overhaul mechanic
  • Aircraft accessories overhaul technician
  • Aircraft accessories repairer
  • Aircraft accessories repairman/woman
  • Aircraft body repairer
  • Aircraft composite and sheet metal repairer
  • Aircraft engine accessories overhaul mechanic
  • Aircraft engine inspector
  • Aircraft engine mechanic
  • Aircraft engine mechanical systems overhaul inspector
  • Aircraft engine mechanical systems technician
  • Aircraft engine overhaul inspector
  • Aircraft engine overhaul mechanic
  • Aircraft engine repair and overhaul mechanic
  • Aircraft engine technician
  • Aircraft engine tester
  • Aircraft gas turbine engine technician
  • Aircraft hydraulics inspector
  • Aircraft hydraulics mechanic
  • Aircraft hydraulics shop technician
  • Aircraft hydraulics technician
  • Aircraft hydraulics tester
  • Aircraft inspector
  • Aircraft maintenance engineer (AME) (except avionics)
  • Aircraft maintenance mechanic apprentice
  • Aircraft maintenance technician
  • Aircraft mechanic
  • Aircraft mechanic experimental
  • Aircraft mechanic learner
  • Aircraft mechanical and fuel systems overhaul and repair mechanic
  • Aircraft mechanical systems flight tests inspector
  • Aircraft mechanical systems inspector
  • Aircraft mechanical systems junior mechanic
  • Aircraft mechanical systems maintenance technician
  • Aircraft mechanical systems mechanic
  • Aircraft mechanical systems modification mechanic
  • Aircraft mechanical systems preflight mechanic
  • Aircraft mechanical systems repair and overhaul inspector
  • Aircraft mechanical systems repair inspector
  • Aircraft mechanical systems repair shop inspector
  • Aircraft mechanical systems technician
  • Aircraft plumbing and hydraulics mechanic
  • Aircraft power plant mechanic
  • Aircraft propeller inspector
  • Aircraft propeller systems technician
  • Aircraft propulsion technician
  • Aircraft reciprocating engine technician
  • Aircraft repair and overhaul inspector
  • Aircraft repair shop inspector
  • Aircraft rotary mechanical systems technician
  • Aircraft safety systems mechanic
  • Aircraft sheet metal technician
  • Aircraft skin repairer
  • Aircraft structural repair technician
  • Aircraft structural technician
  • Aircraft systems inspector
  • Airframe mechanic
  • Apprentice aircraft maintenance engineer (AME)
  • Apprentice aircraft mechanical systems mechanic
  • Aviation maintenance inspector
  • Aviation mechanical component shop technician
  • Certified aircraft technician
  • Composite repair technician – aircraft
  • Engine accessories overhaul mechanic
  • Experimental aircraft mechanic
  • Flight line mechanic
  • Flight test aircraft mechanic
  • Flight test inspector
  • Gas turbine engine mechanic
  • Helicopter mechanic
  • Helicopter mechanical systems inspector
  • Mechanical systems aircraft maintenance engineer (AME)
  • Preflight mechanic
  • Propulsion technician
  • Rotorcraft aircraft maintenance engineer (AME)
  • Rotorcraft maintenance engineer
  • Rotorcraft mechanical systems technician
  • Structural repair technician
  • Structures aircraft maintenance engineer (AME)
  • Structures mechanic
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