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Apprenticeship / Trades

Motorcycle Mechanic

Motorcycle mechanics assemble, maintain, repair and restore motorcycles and other multi-wheeled lightweight all-terrain vehicles that have astride seating and handlebar controls. For more information, see the Designated Trades Profile section of Alberta’s Tradesecrets website.

 

Contact

Any of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Client Service Offices located throughout Alberta. For a list of office locations and telephone numbers, click on “Contact Us” on the home page of the Tradesecrets website (tradesecrets.alberta.ca).

Legislation

Under Alberta’s Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship Education Act [pdf], you must have a certificate that is recognized by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training or be a registered apprentice to assemble, maintain, repair and restore motorcycles or other multi-wheeled lightweight all-terrain vehicles equipped with astride seating and handlebar controls in Alberta.

What You Need

The term of apprenticeship is 4 years (four 12-month periods) that include a minimum of:

  • 1,360 hours of on-the-job training and 8 weeks of classroom instruction in the first and second year
  • 1,420 hours of on-the-job training and 6 weeks of classroom instruction in the third and fourth year
Working in Alberta

Motorcycle mechanics from other provinces and territories can work in Alberta if they hold a certificate or license recognized by Alberta. For more information, see the Recognized Trade Certificates page of the Tradesecrets website.

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