What would I do?
Materials technicians are involved in the movement of materials in a wide variety of industries including agricultural, forestry, health, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, transportation, and wholesale/retail industries. They are employed by organizations that produce, process and use products such as office supplies, tools and equipment, food goods, textile products, farm equipment or industrial supplies.
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Materials Technician is an apprenticed trade.
This means that completion of a three year apprenticeship is necessary to work in this trade in Alberta.
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