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Electric Appliance Servicers and Repairers

Other titles : after-sales service technician - electrical appliances, electric household appliance servicer, major electrical appliance repairer

Details

Description :

Electric appliance servicers and repairers service and repair domestic electrical appliances. They are employed by repair shops, appliance service companies and repair departments of retail and wholesale establishments.

Main duties :

  • repair small appliances, such as electrical lawn and garden equipment and power tools;
  • consult customer or refer to work order to establish nature of the appliance malfunction;
  • observe operation of appliance and conduct voltage, resistance and other tests using electrical test equipment;
  • refer to schematic drawings or product manuals and replace or repair parts or components using hand tools and soldering equipment;
  • prepare estimates and written accounts of work performed.

Major appliance repairers/technicians perform some or all of the following duties:

  • repair major appliances, such as domestic refrigerators and window air conditioners, in customer's home during service calls or in repair shop;
  • consult customer or refer to work order to establish nature of the appliance malfunction;
  • diagnose faults by checking controls, condensers, timer sequences, fans and other components using test equipment such as meters and gauges to measure resistance, current, voltage and pressure;
  • refer to schematic diagrams or product manuals and disassemble appliance using hand tools;
  • replace components and subcomponents and reassemble appliance using hand tools and soldering and brazing equipment;
  • prepare estimates and written accounts of work performed;
  • plan service routes.

Regions where this career
has the best propspects:

  • Estrie

Training

Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS)

 

Réparation d’appareils électroménagers

(Training program available in French only)

Program Length : One and a half year

Program Objectives

Acquérir les connaissances, les habiletés et les attitudes nécessaires pour effectuer le service de réparation des appareils électroménagers, faire de la mécanique par engrenage ou par embrayage, de la mécanique des gaz ou des fluides, selon les normes du métier et selon la Loi de l'Office de la protection du consommateur.

Educational organizations offering the program

 

 

Attestation of Vocational Specialization (AVS)

 

Réparation d'appareils au gaz naturel

(Training program available in French only)

Program Lenght: Slightly more than 6 months

Program Objectives

Acquérir les connaissances, les habiletés et les aptitudes nécessaires pour assurer l’entretien d’appareils fonctionnant au gaz naturel, et ce, dans les secteurs résidentiel, institutionnel et commercial.

Educational organizations offering the program

 

 

Admission requirements for an AVS

To enroll in an AVS program, a DVS or equivalent experience in a related field is required.The AVS is issued upon the successful completion of a program that upgrades skills or rpovides specialization in a particular trade or occupation.