Recreation Vehicle Service Technician

Recreation Vehicle (RV) Service Technicians repair, maintain, overhaul or modify live-in RVs that are designed for travel. They also install and repair: interior components such as appliances, furnaces, refrigerators, water heaters, ranges and air conditioners; exterior components such as siding, windows, doors, vents, plumbing systems, electrical systems, awnings, propane gas systems, batteries and charging systems, trailer braking systems, TV antennas, light plants and hitches. RV Service Technicians also perform pre-delivery inspections on motorhomes, holiday trailers, fifth-wheel trailers, truck campers and tent trailers and are involved in fibreglass/body repairs, pin-striping and painting. Generally, RV Service Technicians do not repair motor or drive-train components on motor homes.

Recreation Vehicle Service Technician is designated as Recreation Vehicle Mechanic under the Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program.

Recommendations

The following education is recommended: Grade 10 equivalent (Grade 12 preferred), including English 10, Math 10, Science 10.

 

The Apprenticeship Program comprises Levels 1-to-3 of progressive technical training, with each Level taking 8 weeks (240 hours) to complete. In addition, apprentices are required to accumulate 4,640 hours of work-based training.

 

A Foundation Program can jump-start your career without employer sponsorship by supplying the knowledge and skills to enter directly at Level 2, after 28 weeks of training (refer to Industry Training Authority for alternative paths into the occupation).

TRADE TRAINING PROGRAM TYPES

Institution

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Okanagan College

1000 K.L.O. Rd. Kelowna, BC

Oct 31 2022Dec 22 2022

RV Technician

Institution

Campus

Date

Program

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Okanagan College

1000 K.L.O. Rd. Kelowna, BC

Jan 03 2023Feb 24 2023

RV Technician

Institution

Campus

Date

Program

Contact

Okanagan College

1000 K.L.O. Rd. Kelowna, BC

Feb 27 2023Apr 21 2023

RV Technician

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