Diesel Engine Mechanic

“Diesel Engine Mechanic” means a person who installs, repairs, and maintains all internal combustion diesel engines and components used in transport, construction and marine.

Program Updates:

As the new model of the Heavy Mechanical Trades program has been fully implemented, we have removed the old program documentation to avoid confusion. If you require a copy please e-mail us at programstandards@itabc.ca

For Standard Level Exam breakdowns, please see the Exam Weighting Chart specific to your level.

Heavy Mechanical Trades Transition FAQ

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 174.59 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 784.38 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.

OR

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 67 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 88.45 KB)