Appliance Service Technician

"Appliance Service Technician" means a person who repairs and maintains consumer related products including audio, video and telephone answering equipment, and washers, dryers, stoves, refrigerators, dishwashers, microwave ovens and other major and small kitchen appliances.

Note: Technical training is not a requirement for the apprenticeship pathway of this program. However, technical training is available through the Appliance Service Technician Foundation program. Please refer to the Foundation Program Standards section within the program profile for details.

Program Updates:

Interprovincial Exam Updates

  • None

Interprovincial Exam Information

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 167.68 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at SkilledTradesBC Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 798.43 KB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.


If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified. Please refer to the application form on whether this trade qualifies.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
  • Download(PDF 264.47 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 178.62 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 55.68 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 88.06 KB)