Licensing

There are 6 classifications of contractors’ licences:

Class A

Authorizes the holder to construct, rebuild, alter, repair, service or conduct periodic inspections and tests on elevators or parts of elevators.

Class B

Authorizes the holder to alter, repair, maintain, service, inspect, examine and test all categories of elevating devices that are designated on the contractors’ licence.

Class B - Owner

Authorizes the holder to conduct general elevator maintenance, service, and minor or emergency repairs of an elevator.

Class C

Authorizes the holder to construct, install, rebuild, alter, repair, service or test lifts for persons with physical disabilities.

Class D

Authorizes the holder to:

  1. Provide elevator safety training programs and instruction to elevator emergency personnel, including those persons licensed as a Class B - Owner; or
  2. Access the elevator equipment areas such as the hoistway, top of car, pit areas, machine rooms and control rooms for the purpose of conducting a survey, audit, or developing elevator specifications on behalf of the elevator owner

Class E

Authorizes the holder to conduct alterations to the interior of elevator cars for the purpose of refurbishing, restoring or replacing interior cab panels or ceiling materials and lighting fixtures.