To become a certified mechanic in the province of Quebec, you will need to complete auto mechanic certification Montreal, defined as a person who “repairs, adjusts and replaces mechanical and electrical parts of automobiles and light trucks in a retail automotive business.”
The auto mechanic certification Montreal program is comprised of three levels, each requiring 2000 working hours, or 6000 in total. You will also need to pass a written examination.
To achieve the Red Seal Certification, a designation that enables you to work in any Canadian Province or Territory, you need 9,720 documented hours of directly related work experience.
Employment prospects are highly promising because 96% of those employed as auto mechanics work full time and are experiencing earnings growth. You should also know that over 162,000 individuals across Canada are employed as auto mechanics.
Entry level positions for individuals with auto mechanic certification
- Lube Specialist
- Maintenance Technician
- Brake and Alignment Specialist
- Mobile Electronics Installer
- Audio/Visual Installation Technician
Opportunities for occupational advancement
- Muffler Specialist
- Front End Technician
- Electrical Specialist
- Engine Technician
- Fuel Specialist
- Tune Up Technician
- Emissions Specialist
- Transmission Specialist
- Automotive Service Technician
- Journeyman Mechanic
- Assistant Manager, Installation Department, Aftermarket Retail Store
- Owner, Mobile Electronics Installation Company
- Service Manager