1. To be an electronic service technician, you usually need a two-to three-year college program in electronics, or a four-year apprenticeship program in electronic servicing and repair, or a high school diploma plus college courses in electronics and on-the-job training.
2. Trade certification for an electronic technician - consumer products is mandatory in Alberta and available, but voluntary, in the rest of the provinces/territories except Quebec.
3. As a qualified electronics technician - consumer products, you may obtain interprovincial (Red Seal) trade certification that provides you with job mobility throughout the country.
4. Most recent entrants have a community college diploma.