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NOC 7321 – Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers

NOC 7321 – Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers

December 25, 2019

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) code 7321 is for Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics, and mechanical repairers

NOC skill type/level: Skill Level B

Employment requirements

Automotive service technicians
  • Completion of secondary school and training courses or a vocational program are usually required.
  • Completion of a four-year automotive service technician apprenticeship program or a combination of over four years of work experience and industry courses in automotive technology is required to be eligible for trade certification.
  • Trade certification for automotive service technicians is compulsory in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Ontario and Alberta and available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.
  • Automotive service technician (transmission) trade certification is compulsory in Ontario.
  • Automotive service technician (steering, suspension, and brakes) trade certification is compulsory in New Brunswick and Ontario.
  • Automotive service technician (service station mechanic) trade certification is compulsory in Nova Scotia and available, but voluntary, in Prince Edward Island.
  • Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualify automotive service technicians upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.
Mechanical repairers, motor vehicle manufacturing
  • Completion of secondary school and training courses or a vocational program are usually required.
  • On-the-job training of two to three years is provided by employers.
Truck and transport and truck-trailer mechanics
  • Completion of secondary school and training courses or a vocational program are usually required.
  • Completion of a four-year truck and transport mechanic or truck-trailer repair apprenticeship or a combination of over four years of work experience and industry courses in truck or heavy-duty equipment mechanics is required to be eligible for trade certification.
  • Trade certification for truck and transport mechanics is compulsory in Nova Scotia, Ontario and Alberta and available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and the Yukon.
  • Transport trailer technician trade certification is compulsory in Ontario and available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Manitoba, British Columbia, and the Yukon.
  • Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualify truck-trailer repairers and truck and transport mechanics upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.

List of Job Titles for NOC 7321 – Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers

  • After sales service technician – motor vehicles
  • Alignment and brakes technician
  • Apprentice motor vehicle mechanic
  • Automatic transmission mechanic – motor vehicle
  • Automatic transmission technician – motor vehicles
  • Automobile mechanic
  • Automobile service mechanic
  • Automotive air conditioning mechanic
  • Automotive brake mechanic
  • Automotive brake repairer
  • Automotive brake specialist
  • Automotive carburetor mechanic
  • Automotive drive trains technician
  • Automotive electrical and tune-up service technician
  • Automotive electrical mechanic
  • Automotive electrical technician
  • Automotive engine mechanic inspector
  • Automotive mechanic
  • Automotive mechanical repairer
  • Automotive radiator mechanic
  • Automotive radiator mechanic apprentice
  • Automotive radiator repairer
  • Automotive repairer
  • Automotive service technician
  • Automotive service technician – electrical and fuel systems
  • Automotive service technician – fuel and electronics systems
  • Automotive service technician – steering, suspension and brakes
  • Automotive service technician – transmission
  • Automotive service technician apprentice
  • Automotive technician – air conditioning system
  • Automotive technician – automatic transmission systems
  • Automotive technician – brakes systems
  • Automotive technician – electrical and electronic systems
  • Automotive technician – engine and fuel systems
  • Automotive technician – front-end systems
  • Automotive technician – fuel systems
  • Automotive technician – standard transmission systems
  • Automotive technician – transmission systems
  • Automotive vehicle tester
  • Automotive vehicle testing mechanic
  • Brake systems mechanic
  • Bus and transport mechanic
  • Bus and truck mechanic
  • Bus mechanic
  • Car mechanic
  • Commercial trailer mechanic
  • Commercial trailer technician
  • Commercial transport vehicle mechanic
  • Diagnostic technician – motor vehicles
  • Engine mechanic – motor vehicle
  • Front-end mechanic
  • Fuel and electrical systems technician – motor vehicle
  • Garage mechanic
  • Mechanic – motor vehicle manufacturing
  • Mechanical upgrader – motor vehicle manufacturing
  • Motor mechanic – motor vehicle manufacturing
  • Motor repairer – motor vehicle manufacturing
  • Motor vehicle diesel engine mechanic
  • Motor vehicle fuel conversion technician
  • Motor vehicle fuel-systems and electric-systems mechanic
  • Motor vehicle mechanic
  • Motor vehicle mechanical repairer
  • Motor vehicle technician
  • Motor vehicle transmission mechanic
  • New car mechanic
  • Service technician – motor vehicle repair
  • Trailer mechanic
  • Trailer mechanical systems repairer
  • Transmission mechanic
  • Transmission technician
  • Transport truck mechanic
  • Transport truck trailer mechanic
  • Trolley engine mechanic
  • Truck and coach technician
  • Truck and trailer repairer
  • Truck and transport mechanic
  • Truck and transport service technician
  • Truck and transport vehicle mechanic apprentice
  • Truck and transport vehicle repairer
  • Truck mechanic
  • Truck trailer mechanic
  • Truck trailer repairer apprentice
  • Truck trailer service technician
  • Truck-trailer repairer
  • Tune-up mechanic – motor vehicle
  • Tune-up specialist – motor vehicle
  • Wheel alignment and brake mechanic
  • Wheel alignment and brake specialist
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