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Railway Car Technician

Trade Description:

Railway car technicians inspect, repair, replace and recondition mechanical or structural components and systems of freight cars and passenger coaches.

These individuals work for railway companies, public transportation companies or rail car repair facilities.

Trade Regulation
Provincial Occupational Analysis

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
3  1,800  9-9-9 RRC-CN

Training Standards:

PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document Profile Chart
PDF Document Level Three PDF Document POA Subtask to Unit Comparison

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
4.5 8,100 No
Questions regarding eligibility to challenge this trade
should be directed to

Designated Trainers:

PDF Document Work Experience Form