Agricultural Equipment Technician

"Agricultural Equipment Technician" means a person who repairs power driven farm equipment and any of the associated attachments, or specialty equipment that may be deemed to be of an agricultural nature.


Program Updates:

The apprenticeship pathway in BC is now closed to registration.  However, the challenge route is still available to those eligible.  

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 91.02 KB)
  • Guidelines on Interprovincial (IP) Red Seal Examination
  • Information guide about how to study for the IP Exam including sample questions
  • Download(PDF 822.8 KB)
  • Interprovincial (IP) Exam Table
  • List of tasks that will be tested and number of questions on each task
  • Download(PDF 34.33 KB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.


If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
  • Download(PDF 66.01 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 144.8 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 68.04 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 89.03 KB)