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Motorcycle Technician - Apprenticeship Training

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Program Details

  • Program Code:8640
  • School:School of Transportation
  • Credential:Ontario College Certificate
  • Program Type:Traditional apprenticeship program
  • Program Length:In-school session of 8 weeks

Program Overview

Program Overview

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The Motorcycle Technician Apprenticeship program at Centennial College will give you the advantage of both in-school and on-the-job training.

During the class sessions of this transportation apprenticeship program, you'll be required to successfully complete the following Motorcycle Technician courses:

  • Power Trains
  • Fuels/Electrical
  • Engines
  • Applied Work Practices
  • Brakes and Chassis
  • Frames and Suspension

How quickly you acquire the one-the-job competencies will determine the actual duration of this School of Transportation program.

To be eligible for the Motorcycle Technician Apprenticeship offering, you must currently be employed as an apprentice.

Program Highlights

  • This Motorcycle Technician training will deliver an earn-while-you-learn approach that will gear the in-school training to your on-the-job experience.
  • Professors with extensive, current industry experience teach in this offering, which will include plenty of hands-on training in state-of-the-art facilities at the province's largest transportation training centre.
  • While in school, you may qualify for income support through Employment Insurance Canada benefits or training allowance.


Career Options and Education Pathways

Career Options and Education Pathways

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Career Outlook

  • Motorcycle mechanic
  • Transportation equipment mechanic
  • Specialized motorcycle mechanic
  • Motorcycle technician

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

  • Eligibility is determined by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.
  • Applicants must be formally employed as apprentices, must be currently employed in the trade, and must be released by employers to attend the program.

Safety Requirements

CSA approved safety shoes
• Safety glasses with clear lenses and side shields
• Ear plugs/hearing protection
• Coveralls or appropriate clothing
• Welding gloves

How to Apply

How to Apply

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You cannot apply directly to the College for admission to a traditional apprenticeship. You must first be currently employed as an apprentice.

To register, please contact the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.


  • Toll Free: 1-800-461-4608
  • Central: 416-326-5800
  • East: 905-837-7722
  • West: 905-279-7333

To attend apprenticeship training, you must be employed at a shop and registered as an apprentice for this trade. When it is your time, the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development will invite you to attend in school apprenticeship training. You cannot apply on your own.

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