Permanent Transfer of your Alberta Apprenticeship Training to Another Canadian Province/Territory
Ensure your record book is updated by your employer and forwarded to the nearest AIT office.
Request a copy of your transcripts and employment records to present at the time of registration when you move. The apprenticeship authority in the province or territory you transfer to will contact Apprenticeship and Industry Training to confirm your level, technical training and on-the-job hours.
If you have questions, please contact your Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training office.
Permanent Transfer of your Apprenticeship Training to Alberta
As a registered apprentice in your home province or territory, you can transfer your apprenticeship training program to Alberta. This includes your:
- on-the-job training hours,
- technical training and
Before you leave your home province or territory, ensure:
- all your on-the-job training hours and technical training are reported to your apprenticeship authority,
- you have an official copy of your apprenticeship progress (i.e. apprenticeship transcript) as provided by the apprenticeship authority to bring with you to Alberta,
- you have completed any other forms or documentation, such as release and consent forms, that may be as required by your apprenticeship authority in order to allow them to provide verification of your apprenticeship progress to Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training,
- you bring your employment records for time spent working in the trade you are apprenticing in.
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Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training must verify your apprenticeship progress with your home province or territory. Depending on your apprenticeship authorities’ requirements, you may have to authorize this verification as described above or assist in some other way.
Once you are employed in Alberta, you can start your Alberta apprenticeship program at the point where you left off. You and your employer will then complete the online application and contract. Please ensure that you provide all documentation described above.
If you have any unreported on-the-job hours, you can ask your Alberta employer to complete the Employer Recommendation for Time Credit form to recommend previous work experience that has not been credited to the apprenticeship contract.