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Skilled, Respected and In Demand

Alberta’s Apprenticeship and Industry Training system is developed with industry, for industry – resulting in a highly skilled, educated and competitive workforce.

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Apprentices learn on the job, ensuring that they receive practical, hands-on-training that meets the needs of current and future employers.

Learn about two top apprentices and where their careers in the trades are taking them.

Learn On the Job


  • What's an Apprenticeship?
  • Who is Eligible?
  • Occupational Training
Interested in learning an Alberta trade or occupation? Find out how to get started...

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Experienced Workers


  • Qualification Certificates
  • Occupation Certificates
  • Interprovincial Red Seal
Find out if your training and experience meet Alberta Industry standards...

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Trades & Occupations


  • Trades and Occupations List
  • What's a Trade?
  • What's an Occupation?
Find out more about Alberta's different designated trades and occupations... 

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Prior Learning Assessment

Prior Learning Assessment establishes entrance requirements or advanced standing in an apprenticeship based on:
  • an entrance exam
  • completed training
  • currently enrolled
  • from another province
  • working in trade but not an apprentice.

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Financial Assistance

You may be eligible for financial assistance during technical training

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