Transport Trailer Mechanic

Transport Trailer Mechanic Apprenticeship (Commercial Trailer Mechanic)

Transport Trailer Mechanic (Commercial Trailer Mechanic) means a person who maintains, rebuilds, overhauls, reconditions, does diagnostic trouble shooting and repair of commercial truck trailers.

Commercial Trailer Mechanic apprentices serve a three year apprenticeship.  Apprentices in this trade will take level 1 Heavy Mechanical Trades and a level 2 specialty for this trade.  Apprentices in this trade will attend the Heavy Mechanical Trades training model.

HMT Level 1 is 10 weeks in length
Level 4 Truck and Transport Mechanic specialty (4 weeks in length) 

For more information on the Heavy Mechanical Trades training model visit this link Heavy Mechanical Trades.

Visit the following to view our schedule and apply on-line Training Schedule
or contact the Apprenticeship office at 1-800-621-3038.

Employment Opportunities

The Transport Trailer Mechanic apprentice will write the Red Seal Examination on the last day of the level  technical training.  Successful completion grants the apprentice with the Certificate of Qualification as a Red Seal Transport Trailer Mechanic. The Red Seal Endorsement is recognized across Canada.

Red Seal certified workers can work anywhere in Canada where their trade is designated. Labour mobility is essential for the Canadian workforce. For skilled tradespeople, the Red Seal is the recognized passport to mobility in trades across Canada.


  • For tuition information visit Apprenticeship Tuition Fees.
  • Income support for apprentices attending technician-training courses is provided by Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) through regular employment insurance eligibility.
  • For financial and other useful documents visit Important Documents

Contact Information 

Visit the following site to view the schedule and apply on-line OC Apprenticeship Programs

Apprenticeship Office
(250) 762-5445 Local 4687 or 1-800-621-3038