Elevating Devices Mechanic - 636E

Mohawk College Certificate
This apprenticeship program covers the required in-class training for the Elevating Devices Mechanic trade.

Program Highlights

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  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • “Earn while you learn” training model, combining on-the-job and in-school training
  • In-school training lead by faculty and staff who are experienced, licensed journeypersons
  • You may qualify for income support while in school through Employment Insurance Canada benefits or training allowance

What you'll learn

  • How to install, maintain and service elevating devices in accordance with government regulations and safe industry best practices
  • Explore electrical, mechanical and hydraulics systems as applied to elevating devices
  • Acquire skills in the installation, maintenance and trouble shooting of the above 3 systems use in elevating devices
  • Explore the history and regulations surrounding elevating devices
  • Build a gratifying career as a qualified journeyperson in the skilled trade of Elevating Devices Mechanic

Program Structure

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Accessible description of the apprenticeship program format

Start: Find an employer or sponsor for your training. 

Register: Register with Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU)

Level 1: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Level 2: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Level 3: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Completion: Become a Journeyperson by successfully completing the certificate of qualification (C of Q) Exam.

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Offers of classroom training are issued by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to registered apprentices who are members in good standing with the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT).

Please contact your Employment and Training Consultant at the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to add Mohawk College as your school preference.

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Experiential Learning

How you'll gain skills

This apprenticeship program consists of 8,000 hours:



Your future career options:

  • Elevator Mechanic
  • Construction Hoist Mechanic
  • Elevator Cab Renovator
  • Consultant/Inspector
  • Sales

Where you could work includes: 

  • Elevator Contractor
  • Consulting Company
  • Authority Having Jurisdiction (TSSA)
  • Elevator Component Supplier
  • Major corporations like TTC and OPG


  • Certificate of Apprenticeship
  • Technical Training Safety Authority (TSSA)

Opportunities for grads:

  • Certificate of Qualification (C of Q)

Course Overview & Descriptions

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Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.

Apprenticeship Engagement Specialist

Louise Stallings

Program Coordinator

Student Success Advisors

Canadian Domestic Students

Stoney Creek Campus for Skilled Trades (SC)
Multiple Intakes
Please contact your Employment Training Consultant at the Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities for availability.