Job requirements Mechanical Engineering Design Technologist in Canada
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "mechanical engineering design technologist" was moved from the group Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians (NOC 2232) to the group Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians (NOC 22301).
Find out what you typically need to work as a mechanical engineering design technologist in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians (NOC 22301).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Completion of a two- or three-year college program in mechanical engineering technology is usually required for mechanical engineering technologists.
- Completion of a one- or two-year college program in mechanical engineering technology is usually required for mechanical engineering technicians.
- Certification in mechanical engineering technology or in a related field is available through provincial associations of engineering/applied science technologists and technicians and may be required for some positions.
- A period of supervised work experience, usually two years, is required before certification.
Source National Occupational Classification
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.
|Location||Job title||Regulation||Regulatory body|
|Alberta||Professional Technologist (industrial Engineering); Professional Technologist (mechanical Engineering)||Regulated||Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals (ASET)|
|British Columbia||Applied Science Technologist (Mechanical)||Regulated||Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia|
|Marine Mechanical Technician||Regulated||Industry Training Authority British Columbia|
|Certified Technician (mechanical)||Regulated||Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia|
|Manitoba||Mechanical Engineering Technologists And Technicians||Regulated||Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba|
|New Brunswick||Mechanical Engineering Technologists And Technicians||Regulated||New Brunswick Society of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists|
|Nova Scotia||Mechanical Engineering Technologists And Technicians||Regulated||Socitety of Certified Engeneering Technicians & Technologist of Nova Scotia-TechNova|
|Ontario||Mould Designer||Regulated||Ontario College of Trades|
|Certified Mechanical Engineering Technologists And Technicians||Regulated||Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists|
|Prince Edward Island||Mechanical Engineering Technician And Technologist||Regulated||Island Technology Professionals of Prince Edward Island|
|Québec||Applied Science Technician (mechanical Engineering)||Regulated||Ordre des technologues professionnels du Québec|
|Saskatchewan||Applied Science Technologist And Technician (mechanical Engineering)||Regulated||Saskatchewan Applied Science Technologists and Technicians|
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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