Become Certified

Foreign National Workers
Journeyperson Certification
Become an Apprentice
Qualify on Work Hours
    Program Details
    Foreign National Workers
    Document Translation
    Exam Information and Preparation
Qualify on Certification
    Program Details
        Trades with Practical Exams and Fees
Qualify on Training
    Program Details
Work in Alberta with Out-of-Province Certification
    Recognized Credentials
        Out-of-Province Canadian Credentials
        Out-of-Country Credentials
        Canadian Forces Credentials
Red Seal Endorsement
    Red Seal Trades in Alberta
    Non-Red Seal Trades in Alberta
Earn your Blue Seal
    Approved Subject Areas
    Training Providers
    Programs of Study
Replace a Certificate

Foreign National Workers

Foreign national workers who are experienced tradespeople can participate in the Qualification Certificate - Work Experience program to receive certification in an Alberta-designated trade. 

Information about living and working in Alberta can be found on the Opportunity Alberta webpage.

Alberta is committed to supporting employers in attracting, recruiting and retaining the workers they need by providing information and resources about accessing labour pools within Alberta, across Canada and around the world. Help for employers to identify and meet labour requirements can be found on the Alberta workforce contacts and employer resources webpage.

Visit the Work in Canada website for detailed information about working and living in Canada as a foreign national worker. 

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