"Railway Car Technician" means a person who inspects, repairs, replaces and reconditions mechanical or structural components and systems of freight cars and passenger coaches. These individuals must have a mechanical aptitude and hands on skills and be able to use many different types of power, pneumatic, and hydraulic tools or equipment. These individuals work for railway companies or rail car repair facilities.
PREPARING FOR YOUR EXAM
The Occupational Analysis Chart describes the scope of competencies for the trade. The CofQ exam was developed to assess the competencies listed in this chart.
The Exam Weighting Chart for the Certificate of Qualification exam shows the approximate percentage of weighting per General Area of Competency (GAC).
The Reference Materials provide study material for challengers preparing to write the exam.
- Program Profile
- Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
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Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience
- How to Apply
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- Application Form
- Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
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- Employer Declaration
- Document of relevant work experience
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- Statutory Declaration
- Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
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