Trades Qualifier Work Experience Program - Minimum Requirements

Fees are subject to change.

Designated Trades
Interprovincial Red Seal Endorsement
*Compulsory certification trades in Alberta
Months Hours Theory Exam Competency Requirement
Agricultural Equipment Technician 72 9000 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Appliance Service Technician* 54 7200 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Appliance Service Technician – Commercial Appliance Service Technician* 54 7200 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Auto Body Technician* 72 9300 Yes Practical Exams
Exam A = $78.00
Exam B = $108.00
Auto Body Technician – Auto Body Prepper* 36 5100 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Auto Body Technician – Auto Body Refinisher* 36 4800 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Auto Body Technician – Auto Body Repairer* 54 6900 Yes Practical Exams
Exam A = $78.00
Exam B = $108.00
Automotive Service Technician* 72 9000 Yes Trades Competency Verification (TCV)
Baker 54 7020 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Boilermaker* 54 6750 Yes Practical Exam $300.00
Bricklayer 54 7200 Yes Practical Exam $210.00
Cabinetmaker 72 8160 Yes Practical Exam $160.00
Carpenter 72 9360 Yes Practical Exam $205.00
Communication Technician 72 9000 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Concrete Finisher 54 5400 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Cook 54 7020 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator – Boom Truck* 18 1800 Yes Practical Exam $310.00
Note: Candidates must provide their own certified crane for the assessment. Assessors will travel to the Alberta site indicated by the client.
Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator – Mobile Crane* 54 7560 Yes Practical Exams $310.00
Note: Candidates must provide their own certified crane for the assessment. Assessors will travel to the Alberta site indicated by the client.
Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator – Tower Crane* 36 4230 Yes Practical Exam $310.00
Note: Candidates must provide their own certified crane for the assessment. Assessors will travel to the Alberta site indicated by the client.
Crane and Hoisting Equipment Operator – Wellhead Boom Truck* 12 150 Yes Practical Exam $310.00
Note: Candidates must provide their own certified crane for the assessment. Assessors will travel to the Alberta site indicated by the client.
Electric Motor Systems Technician 72 9000 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Electrician* 72 8775 Yes Trades Competency Verification (TCV)
Elevator Constructor* 72 10800 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Floorcovering Installer 36 4500 Yes Practical Exam $130.00
Gasfitter – Class A* 54 6750 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Gasfitter – Class B* 36 4500 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Glazier 72 9720 Yes Practical Exam $230.00
Hairstylist* 36 4200 Yes Practical Exam $75.00
Heavy Equipment Technician* 72 9000 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Heavy Equipment Technician - Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (Off-road)* 54 6750 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Heavy Equipment Technician – Transport Trailer Mechanic* 36 4950 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Heavy Equipment Technician – Truck and Transport Mechanic* 54 6750 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) 72 9360 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Instrumentation and Control Technician 72 8775 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Insulator (Heat and Frost) 54 6827 Yes Practical Exam $475.00
Ironworker (Metal Building Systems Erector)* 36 4860 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Ironworker (Reinforcing)* 36 4860 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Ironworker (Structural/Ornamental)* 54 7290 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Landscape Horticulturist 72 7560 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Lather (Interior Systems Mechanic) 54 7020 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Locksmith 54 7020 Yes Practical Exam $195.00
Machinist 72 9360 Yes Practical Exam $115.00
Metal Fabricator (Fitter) 54 7020 Yes Practical Exam $350.00
Motorcycle Mechanic* 72 8340 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Natural Gas Compression Technician 72 9000 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Outdoor Power Equipment Technician – Power Equipment 54 4500 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Outdoor Power Equipment Technician – Recreational Equipment 54 4500 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Painter and Decorator 54 5850 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Parts Technician – Parts Technician 54 6750 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Parts Technician – Materials Technician 54 6750 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Plumber* 72 9360 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Powerline Technician 72 9563 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Power System Electrician 72 8775 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Recreation Vehicle Service Technician* 54 7200 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic* 72 9000 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Rig Technician – Level One* (including 1000 hours in Level 1 Motorhand) 18 2250 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Rig Technician – Level Two* (including 1000 hours in Level 2 Derrickhand) 36 4500 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Rig Technician – Level Three* (including 1000 hours in Level 3 Driller) 54 6750 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Roofer 72 8790 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Sheet Metal Worker* 72 9000 Yes Practical Exams
Exam A - $110.00
Exam B - $110.00
Sprinkler Systems Installer 72 9900 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Steamfitter-Pipefitter* 72 9360 Yes Trades Competency Verification (TCV)
Tilesetter 54 7200 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Transport Refrigeration Technician 54 7020 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Water Well Driller 36 5400 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Water Well Driller – Earth Loop Technician 36 5400 Yes Employer Declaration Letter (EDL)
Welder* 54 7020 Yes Practical Exam $160.00
Welder - Wire Process Operator* 36 4950 Yes Practical Exam $160.00