Storekeepers and Partspersons

(NOC 1522)


  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Completion of a three-year apprenticeship program or completion of specialized training in high school and a one-year college program for partspersons may be required.
  • Trade certification for partspersons is available, but voluntary, in all provinces and territories.
  • Experience in a related clerical occupation, or as a warehouse worker, may be required for partspersons.
  • Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualified partspersons upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.

Degrees Associated with This Career

High School Diploma

Degree Modifier


Useful Experience/Skills

Sell spare and replacement parts
Receive, unpack and sort incoming parts, supplies and materials
Prepare requisition orders to replenish parts and supplies
Prepare and track work orders
Maintain records on inventory control system
Issue and distribute parts and supplies for internal use
Advise on use and appropriateness of goods or parts
Identify, label and catalogue items received
Store items in warehouse, tool room or supply area
Ship, deliver or pick up parts, products or equipment

Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Automotive Parts and Service Operations Diploma; Co-op; Online
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Modified on January 26, 2022