Appliance Service Technician

"Appliance Service Technician" means a person who repairs and maintains consumer related products including audio, video and telephone answering equipment, and washers, dryers, stoves, refrigerators, dishwashers, microwave ovens and other major and small kitchen appliances.

Program Updates:

Please note: The Appliance Service Technician Program Profile indicates there is no in-school technical training. To acquire in-school technical training individuals need to refer to the Appliance Service Technician Foundation Program Profile. The Appliance Service Technician Foundation Program Profile will provide further details on the program requirements.

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 167.68 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 988.4 KB)
  • Interprovincial (IP) Exam Table
  • List of tasks that will be tested and number of questions on each task
  • Download(PDF 29.26 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. Please refer to the application form on whether this trade qualifies.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
  • Download(PDF 264.47 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 178.62 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 55.68 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 88.06 KB)