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Exam Counselling Sheets

Be prepared for your upcoming exam by reviewing the Exam Counselling Sheet for your trade.

There are Exam Counselling Sheets for:

  • apprenticeship exams for each period (theory and practical),
  • interprovincial (Red Seal) exams, and
  • qualification exams (theory and practical).

Each sheet highlights the number of questions on the exam, and the allocation of marks in each section.

Get Your Exam Outline

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Additional Study Materials

The following study materials are also available to help you prepare:

  • Entrance Exam Study Guide
  • Resources on the Red Seal website:
  • The National Occupational Analysis - NOA (available for most trades), which provides:
    • the foundation document for most Trades Qualifier program written exams,
    • a specific description of the scope of the occupation, and
    • a list of commonly-used terms and in some cases, the definitions.
  • Individual Learning Modules (ILM)
    • ILMs are standardized training materials for instructors and students in apprenticeship classroom instruction for the following programs: 
      • Agricultural Equipment Technician
      • Auto Body Technician 
      • Automotive Service Technician 
      • Carpenter
      • Electrician 
      • Gasfitter
      • Heavy Equipment Technician
      • Millwright (Industrial Mechanic) 
      • Instrumentation and Control Technician 
      • Parts Technician 
      • Plumber
      • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
      • Sheet Metal Worker 
      • Steamfitter-Pipefitter
      • Welder

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