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Domestic Appliance Technician VS Appliance Service Technician: What's the Difference?

Apr 14, 2022 10:27:50 AM
 An information session at Herzing College in Toronto

Household appliances bring our lives such comfort and convenience, it's hard to imagine a world without them.

Most of the self-contained electric and gas-powered appliances that we rely on each day were invented in just the last century. They have done wonders to increase our recreation time and make our lives so much easier.

Appliance Repair Training: Common Problems You'll Learn to Fix

Dec 14, 2021 11:06:03 AM

 

Imagine life without your fridge, microwave, oven, or washing machine.

Most of us could barely last a single day without these conveniences—even though modern versions have only been around for the past 50 to 60 years.

In a relatively short amount of time, we've become totally dependent on our home appliances.

But that's great news for appliance technicians, who are always in demand for installation and servicing.

And it's definitely a positive trend for anyone considering appliance repair training.

Want a little preview of the kinds of issues you'll face on the job and learn about during appliance training?

Here's a roundup of the home appliances that always seem to need servicing, how they break down, and what you'll check first.

Is Appliance Repair Training Right for You? Things to Know Up Front

Aug 24, 2021 2:00:10 PM
Photo: An appliance repair instructor and student at Herzing College in Ontario (2019)

One of the best things about the appliance repair trade is the steady demand for skilled service technicians.

The average household relies heavily on a range of appliances for everyday use—washing machines, dryers, ovens, microwaves, dishwashers, refrigerators...we're totally dependent on these machines.

And then you have commercial clients, like restaurants, food companies, and cafeterias, that also need appliance repair technicians to install and maintain their units.

Appliance Service Technician Training: Everything You Need to Know

Mar 3, 2021 2:28:31 PM

Photo: Appliance Service Technician students disassembling units and working on parts at Herzing College Toronto

Welcome to the ultimate guide to appliance service technician training and careers in Ontario.  

Considering becoming an appliance service technician? Want to know how long training takes and what job opportunities are out there?  

Wondering about certifications, salaries, and demand for this trade in Ontario? 

These are some of the most common questions we get from prospective students. So we pulled them all together here for easy access. 

Get reliable information to plan your next step, and some expert advice on what to expect from a career in the appliance trade. 

Top 10 Reasons to Become an Appliance Service Technician

Apr 15, 2020 12:23:41 PM

Appliance service technician is one of the most overlooked and underrated trades out there. It’s incredible how few people understand what this occupation is really all about—or the widespread demand for technicians in Canada. 

My Life at Work After the Appliance Service Technician Program

Dec 27, 2019 10:26:26 AM
 Samantha Barrette working on an appliance at Trans Global Service

Why Appliance Service Technician is Such a Smart Career Choice

Oct 30, 2019 3:36:59 PM

Photo: Students in the Appliance Service Technician program at Herzing College Toronto

Updated December, 2020

Thinking about a trades career, but haven't seriously considered appliance repair? You’re not alone. This field is often overlooked by people entering the trades.  

Plumbing, electrical, HVAC...they all get plenty of attention and interest. But somehow appliance repair flies under the radar. 

The fact is this industry is really growing fast in Canada. There is a serious shortage of appliance service technicians and strong demand for people with the latest technical skills. 

Meet Christine: Another Appliance Grad Hired by Whirlpool Canada

Jun 14, 2019 2:41:10 PM
Appliance service technician, Christine Cunningham at the Whirlpool Canada warehouse in Milton

Meet Isaac Thomas: Appliance Technician Grad Who Landed a Job at Whirlpool Canada

Apr 9, 2019 3:41:56 PM

Are you looking at trades careers, and considering becoming an appliance service technician?

Should You Become an Appliance Service Technician? 4 Things to Consider

Feb 13, 2019 9:13:55 AM
 Appliance technician class at Herzing College Skilled Trades

Appliance service technician is a dynamic profession that generally provides a lot of independence, while letting you tinker with exciting new technologies.

With a constant stream of different types of appliances and models needing repairs, there are always new challenges to keep things interesting. Helping to fix the appliances that people rely on each day can bring real job fulfillment.

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