Job requirements Gas Turbine Machinery Industrial Mechanic in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a gas turbine machinery industrial mechanic in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics (NOC 7311).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Completion of a three- to four-year apprenticeship program or A combination of over five years of work experience in the trade and some high school, college or industry courses in industrial machinery repair or millwrighting is usually required to be eligible for trade certification.
  • Textile machinery mechanics hired from other industries may require additional training in textile processes and experience as a textile manufacturing machinery operator.
  • Industrial mechanic (millwright) trade certification is compulsory in Quebec and available, but voluntary, in all other provinces and the territories.
  • Construction millwright trade certification is available, but voluntary, in Ontario.
  • Industrial sewing machine mechanic trade certification is available, but voluntary, in Quebec.
  • Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualified industrial mechanics or millwrights upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.

Table listing provincial regulation requirements
Location Job title Regulation Regulatory body
Alberta Natural Gas Compression Technician Regulated Apprenticeship and Industry Training Office, Government of Alberta
Industrial Mechanic (millwright) Regulated Apprenticeship and Industry Training Office, Government of Alberta
British Columbia Industrial Mechanic (millwright) Regulated Industry Training Authority British Columbia
Manitoba Industrial Mechanic (millwright) Regulated Apprenticeship Manitoba
New Brunswick Industrial Mechanic (millwright) Regulated Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification, Government of New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador Industrial Mechanic (millwright) Regulated Apprenticeship and Trades Certification Division, Departmant of Advanced Education and Skills of Newfoundland and Labrador
Northwest Territories Industrial Mechanic (millwright) Regulated Apprenticeship and Trades, Government of the Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia Industrial Mechanic (millwright) Regulated Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency
Mine Mechanic Regulated Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency
Pump Installer Regulated Nova Scotia Environment
Nunavut Industrial Mechanic (millwright) Regulated Apprenticeship, Trade and Occupations Certification, Government of Nunavut
Ontario Industrial Mechanic Millwright Regulated Ontario College of Trades
Marine Engine Technicien Regulated Ontario College of Trades
Packing Machine Mechanic Regulated Ontario College of Trades
Pump Systems Installer Regulated Ontario College of Trades
Prince Edward Island Industrial Mechanic (millwright) Regulated Apprenticeship Training and Skilled Trade Certification, Government of Prince Edward Island
Québec Millwright (construction) Regulated Commission de la Construction du Québec
Industrial Mechanic Regulated Emploi Québec
Millwright (construction) Regulated Emploi Québec
Saskatchewan Industrial Mechanic (millwright) Regulated Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission
Yukon Industrial Mechanic (millwright) Regulated Apprenticeship and Tradesperson Qualifications, Yukon Education

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

Do you want to work in another province or territory?

If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.

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