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What education do you need to become a Machinery and Transportation Equipment Mechanics (Except Motor Vehicle)?


1. You usually need a high school diploma.

2. To gain trade certification as an elevator constructor or mechanic, or refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic, you need a three- to five-year apprenticeship program or a combination of experience and formal education in your specialty.

3. To be a railway carman/women or a machine fitter, you need to complete an apprenticeship program or have on-the-job training.

4. Most recent entrants have a community college diploma.

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