Become Certified

Explore your options to become a certified Alberta journeyperson!

Are you ready to learn a new trade and earn your journeyperson certification? Start here.

Are you an experienced worker ready to get recognition in Alberta for your skills and knowledge? Start here.

Want to learn a trade and become a journeyperson?


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

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Have experience and want to be certified?


If you have verifiable experience in a trade, you may be eligible to take the exam(s) to become an Alberta journeyperson. 

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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

The Red Seal is a recognized standard in Canadian jurisdictions, one that employers look for as an indication of the skill and competency level of employees in the trades.

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 your Blue Seal

The 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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Are you an expert in one or more of Alberta’s skilled Trades?

Apply to become a member of the My Skilled Trades Network and share your feedback with us to have a say in the future of your trade!

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