The Elevating Devices Mechanic - Class H certificate of qualification allows you to install, alter, repair, and maintain the types of elevating devices that are designed for individuals with physical disabilities and are identified on your Skills Passport.
View the program outline for Class H Elevating Devices Mechanic. To obtain this certificate, you'll need to meet certain eligibility requirements and pass a certification exam.
How To Apply
For Mechanics in Training
You must first complete:
- Your MIT Class H apprenticeship program
- Any supplementary training as specified in the Class H Program Outline
- 4000 hours of work experience
- An Elevating Devices Mechanic - Class H application form
- An Elevating Devices Mechanic - Class H Skills Passport declaration form
Once you have submitted your application and declaration forms and paid the applicable fee, we will evaluate your qualifications. If you’re successful, we will contact you and you will be able to apply for the Elevating Devices - Class H exam.
Once you have been approved to apply for the exam, you must:
Required study material (can be brought to the exam):
- Elevator Industry Field Employee’s Safety Handbook 2010 (available from Elevator World)
- CSA B355-09 Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities (available from CSA)
- CSA C22.1-12 Canadian Electrical Code Part 1 Section 38 (available from CSA)
- Preparatory reference material for the exam - All Classes
- Safety Standards Act
- Safety Standards General Regulation
- Elevating Devices Safety Regulation
- Elevating Devices - BC Act & Regulations (online course offered by Technical Safety BC)
About This Exam
This exam is open book, and takes 3 hours. You must achieve a minimum grade of 70% to pass.
You will have three chances to pass; after each attempt, applicants will receive a Notification Letter from Technical Safety BC that details the marks achieved and highlight areas that need improvement. An exam re-write fee applies to each additional attempt.
According to Elevating Devices Safety Regulation, if you fail your exam three times, you must wait five years before you can re-apply.
For more information on our Elevating Devices Mechanic certificate exams, including how to book one, visit the Exams page.