Transport Trailer Technician

Transport trailer technicians inspect, diagnose, maintain, rebuild, assemble and repair transport trailers connected to, or moved by, a power unit. Trailers include flat decks, dry freight vans, refrigerated vans, tankers, converters, boosters, jeeps, pole trailers, steering dollies, dump trailers and any other commercial pull-type units.

NOC: 7321

Designation Year: 1992

Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, ON, PE, YT
Trade title: Transport Trailer Technician, in AB, MB, NL, NS, PE, YT
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Commercial Trailer Mechanic (BC), Commercial Trailer Technician (NB), Heavy Equipment Mechanic – Transport Trailer (NT), Truck - Trailer Service Technician (ON)

Occupational Standard for current exams

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Essential Skills

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Sample Questions

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Red Seal Exam Breakdown

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Ellis Chart

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