Become Certified

Explore your options to become certified to work in the skilled trades in Alberta!

Want to learn a trade and become a journeyperson?

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To learn a trade in Alberta, you must be a registered apprentice. Start your apprenticeship now to get started!

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Have work experience and want to be certified?

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Have your trades-related work experience assessed to become qualified in an Alberta-designated trade.

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Have a trade certificate from outside of Alberta?

You may be qualified to work in Alberta if your certification is recognized.

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Earn your Red Seal Endorsement

Tradespeople who hold a valid certificate with a Red Seal can work anywhere in Canada, including Alberta, without further training or examination.

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Earn an Alberta Occupational Certificate

An Occupational Certificate confirms your experience and training meets Alberta industry standards for your occupation. 

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Earn your Blue Seal

The Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Program can help you develop your business skills and obtain industry-recognized certification to support your personal and professional career goals.

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Do you have experience and knowledge related to one or more of Alberta's designated trades or apprenticeship education programs?

Sign up to be a member of the Trades and Apprenticeship Community of Expertise!

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