A Locksmith performs some or all of the following:

  • Repairs, installs, and adjusts locks;
  • Repairs, installs and adjusts related door & frame hardware;
  • Makes keys; and,
  • Changes lock combinations.

Parts Technician

A Parts Technician performs ordering, warehousing, inventory control and sales of parts, servicing a range of industries including motive power, appliance, heavy duty equipment and natural resources. Specifically, a Parts Technician:

  • provides customer service and advice
  • maintains, handles and warehouses stock
  • identifies and catalogues parts and assemblies
  • orders, receives, inspects, sorts, maintains inventories and prices and sells supplies, parts and assemblies
  • processes exchanges and returns
  • prepares statements
  • maintains records

Red Seal Badge Red Seal trade

Restoration Mason

A Restoration Mason:

  • Prepares mortars
  • Cuts out and fills joints
  • Repairs or resets bricks, stone and terra cotta blocks in ashlar, rubble and brickwork.
  • Drills, grouts and pins fractured stones
  • Resets copings
  • Caries out washing and mechanical or chemical cleaning

Turf Equipment Technician

A Turf Equipment Technician diagnoses, maintains and repairs mowing equipment, golf carts, traction units, small powered equipment and tow-behind equipment. These technicians are employed at golf clubs and courses, equipment distributors and dealerships, equipment rental shops, provincial parks, sod farms, municipal and other government agencies. Specifically, a Turf Equipment Technician:

  • sharpens and sets reel type mowers
  • sets up and operates tow-behind equipment
  • services and maintains mowing equipment such as large and small tractors
  • services and maintains golf carts, sprayer equipment, traction units and small powered equipment
  • uses a variety of tools (hand and power) and shop equipment


An Arborist transplants, maintains and removes trees and woody plants using ropes, climbing systems, pruning tools, diagnostic tools and mechanized equipment. Arborists have knowledge in the science of arboriculture, the cultivation, management and study of individual trees, shrubs, vines, and woody plants. An Arborist carries out treatments for optimal tree health, managing pests, diseases, wounds and defects that impact trees and woody plants. Specifically, an Arborist:

  • transplants, prunes, maintains and removes trees and woody plants
  • climbs trees and works at heights
  • identifies and treats diseases and pests on trees and woody plants
  • improves the health and integrity of damaged trees and woody plants
  • enhances soils by fertilizing, irrigating, mulching and aerating
  • provides advice on trees and woody plants with others including residential, commercial and government representatives

Concrete Pump Operator

A Concrete Pump Operator inspects, prepares, operates, controls, and cleans various concrete pumps including those found in vechicles and their various related attachments/ components. Concrete pumps may be truck mounted, stationary, trailer-mounted as well as tower concrete placing booms. Specifically, a Concrete Pump Operator:

  • co-ordinates the placement of concrete through a pump at the work site
  • operates the vehicle and loads and unloads concrete pumps and attachments
  • sets up the concrete pumps and components and concrete delivery system, operates high pressure pumps and separate placing booms
  • performs pre-operational inspections, safety and operational checks and preventative maintenance
  • operates concrete pumps and related components
  • monitors equipment performance and the movement of the concrete to the pour location
  • resolves issues related to the movement of pumpable concrete
  • maintains the equipment, cleans concrete pumps and components
  • reads and interprets government legislation, site plans and manufacturers’ manuals (i.e. survey indicators)
  • communicates through various techniques including hand signals

Elevating Devices Mechanic

An Elevating Devices Mechanic constructs, installs, services and maintains elevating devices including elevators, lifts and escalators. Specifically, an Elevating Devices Mechanic:

  • inspects, services and maintains existing elevating devices
  • installs new elevating devices
  • rigs and hoists elevating devices
  • installs and maintains control equipment
  • installs and maintains protective devices

Horse Harness Maker

A Horse Harness Maker:

  • Stitches leather by hand
  • Cuts heavy leather by hand
  • Assembles and constructs material by hand
  • Diagnoses and repairs broken or defective components and replaces worn parts
  • Trims, slicks, rubs, creases, punches holes, bevels edges and dyes or burnishes edges
  • Reads and interprets job specifications technical drawings

Machine Tool Builder and Integrator

Machine Tool Builder and Integrator:

  • Reads and interprets complex engineering drawings, schematics, bills of materials and machine-tool build assembly documentation
  • Builds precision in-process tooling, machine-tool parts and components using conventional and numerically controlled metal cutting machines and equipment, including saws, drills, grinders, lathes and mills
  • Designs, devises and details assembly plans for the machine tool building and integrating process
  • Builds, assembles and integrates pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical components, power transmission systems, conveyor systems and feeder systems
  • Assembles and integrates subassemblies into the main assembly of stand-alone machine tools and multistation automated machine tool systems.

Pattern Maker

A Pattern Maker:

  • Reads and interprets complex engineering drawings, pattern drawings and work process documentation
  • Designs and creates foundry patterns and core boxes from metal, wood, plastic and polystyrene for parts and components cast from metal
  • Builds precision pattern tooling using wood and metal cutting machines and equipment, including saws, drills, grinders, lathes, mills and electrical discharge machines
  • Performs work-in-process measuring and checking using specialized and precision tools and equipment