Motorcycle Mechanic (Motorcycle and Power Equipment Technician)

Motorcycle Mechanic (Motorcycle & Power Equipment Technician) means a person who diagnoses, repairs, adjusts and replaces engines, drive trains, suspension and electrical systems on small to medium sized power products.

Program Updates:

This program was modified April 1, 2012, and now involves 4 levels of technical training and includes additional competencies to cover Power Equipment.


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 169.21 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(1.PDF 768.32 KB)
  • Guidelines on Interprovincial (IP) Red Seal Examination
  • Information guide about how to study for the IP Exam including sample questions
  • Download(PDF 453.74 KB)
  • Interprovincial (IP) Exam Table
  • List of tasks that will be tested and number of questions on each task
  • Download(PDF 21.76 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 141.77 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 55.39 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 71.49 KB)