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Important Notice

Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) will not mail out record books, certificates and Trade Competency Verification (TCV) Books due to the postal disruption. You will be contacted when these documents are available for pick up at your local apprenticeship office. Government-issued photo ID is required.

AIT offices are open Monday to Friday from 8:15 am to 4:30 pm, except statutory holidays. Please note some AIT offices are closed from noon to 1 pm. If you are unable to or choose not to pick up your document, it will be mailed when the postal dispute is resolved.

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.

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  • What's an apprenticeship?
  • Who is eligible?
  • Occupational training
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Experienced Workers


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

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Trades & Occupations


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  • What's a trade?
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Find out more about Alberta's 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, and
  • working in trade but not as an apprentice.

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Financial Assistance

You may be eligible for financial assistance during technical training

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