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The Apprenticeship and Industry Training office in Fort McMurray is closed temporarily due to area wildfires.

Please call the AIT Information Line at 1-800-248-4823 if we can be of assistance.  The Information Line is open from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you have been affected by Alberta wildfires, press 5 for assistance.

In this evolving situation information may not yet be available to answer your questions, however our staff will take your name and contact information, and call or email you when more is known. This includes apprentices who are:

  • scheduled for examinations in the Fort McMurray office;
  • currently attending technical training at Keyano College; and
  • interested in registering for technical training in 2016/17 at Keyano College.

Skilled. Respected. Valued.

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 three top apprentices at various stages of their careers in the ironworker, locksmith and plumber/gasfitter (B) trades.

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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