Recreation Vehicle

Service Technician

Recreation Vehicle Service Technicians are versatile, mechanical experts who maintain the many systems and components that we rely on in our motorhomes and travel trailers. 

As a Recreation Vehicle Service Technician, you’ll be an expert at working on the complex, interconnected systems that create the comfortable RV experience many people enjoy. 

You’re highly analytical and systematic, using a hands-on approach to assess issues. On any day, you could be fixing electrical components, installing plumbing fixtures, analyzing propane gas components—and more.  

What You'll Learn

  • How to use tools and equipment 
  • How to service potable water and wastewater systems 
  • How to service electrical and photovoltaic systems 
  • How to service propane systems, water heaters, cooktops, refrigerators, furnaces, air conditioners, heat pumps, consumer products and more 
  • How to service interior and exterior components, frames, tow and lifting systems 

Key Job Skills

  • Troubleshooting 
  • Hazardous materials handling 
  • Vehicle repair and maintenance  
  • Use of specialized tools and equipment 
  • Knowledge of Recreational Vehicle systems 

Technical Training

To get certified, you will need to sign up for technical training at an approved training provider in addition to on-the-job training. 

Visit Trades Training BC and EducationPlannerBC for a comprehensive list of what programs are available in your trade at public and non-public schools. 

Technical Training 24 weeks over 3 years
Work-Based Training
4680 HOURS
Salary Range Hourly
$19.23 — $45.00

Program Updates

Harmonization Progress

  • Level 1 - Harmonized

  • Level 2 - Harmonized

  • Level 3 - Harmonized

If you are unclear as to what program you are registered in, or unclear as to which program you should be following, please Contact Us.

Program Information

Exam Information

And Resources

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Challenge the


If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification. Learn more about How to Challenge a Skilled Trade.


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.