Partsperson - Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification
Apprenticeship training is not available for this occupation
An individual desiring certification as a journeyperson in New Brunswick in the Partsperson occupation is required to meet one of the following five criteria:
- Completion of an Apprenticeship Program
- Occupational Experience (Time in Occupation/Trade)
- Interprovincial Status
- Equivalent Standards
- Letter of Authenticity (Grandfather Clause)
For more detailed information see "Avenues of Certification" in related links.
Fully qualified persons of journeyperson status in the Partsperson occupation are fully familiar with the materials, tools, principles and skills required in the Partsperson occupation.
Specific tasks encompassed in the Partsperson occupation include:
- the stock handling, inventory control, warehousing, identifying, cataloguing, ordering, shipping, receiving, inspecting, pricing, purchasing, marketing and selling of parts;
- the assessing of customer requirements and problems to determine the parts necessary for service, repair and replacement;
- the locating and interpreting of specific information in manufacturers' parts manuals, microfiche and other forms of electronic cataloguing;
- the conducting of parts searches for customers using dealer communication systems;
- the selling of parts over the counter, by phone and by road sales;
- the use of accounting procedures and business machines such as computers, calculators, facsimile machines and electronic mail;
- the selecting, operating and basic maintenance of hand tools and material handling equipment;
- the acquiring and maintaining of inventory and stocking of parts according to a prearranged system;
- the preparing of statements, submitting of bills, keeping of records and receiving of payments;
- the packaging and proper labelling of parts for shipping; and
- the planning, maintaining and updating of display areas.
A person who has gained the equivalent of 4 years of practical experience in the Partsperson occupation may apply to challenge the certification examination. Successful candidates will receive a New Brunswick Certificate of Qualification. In most instances, an Interprovincial Red Seal will be affixed to the document.
Persons of journeyperson status may be employed with automotive dealerships and other trade related areas.
|Fee Description||Rate in $||Effective Date|
|Interprovincial Standards Examination||100.00||2012-07-31|
|Certificate of Qualification Examination||2012-07-31|
|Certificate of Qualification based on "out-of-province journeyperson status"||150.00||2012-07-31|
|Replacement of Certification Documents||15.00||2012-07-31|
|Tuition Fees - Technical Training weekly rate||60.00||2012-07-31|
|Certificate of Qualification Challenger Assessment Fee||100.00||2012-07-31|
|Prior Learning Assessment||100.00||2012-07-31|
|Replacement of Photo Identification Card||20.00||2012-07-31|
|Assessment of Foreign Credentials||100.00||2012-07-31|