Apprenticeship and industry training

How to become an apprentice, transfer prior learning, get funding, and access your MyTradesecrets account.


Honouring Albertans who have made significant contributions to the success and growth of skilled trades and apprenticeship.

Follow these steps to start your apprenticeship education program.

Find options to help pay for apprenticeship education.

Members will provide advice to align post-secondary programming with industry needs, helping post-secondary graduates attain the skills they need to succeed in Alberta’s evolving economy.

See if you can use an out-of-province trade certificate to work in Alberta without further training or examinations.

Advisory council consisting of young adults in the trades, sharing the unique experiences and perspectives of youth in skilled trades.

Information to help sponsors support apprentices in Alberta.

Learn about more than 50 designated trades in Alberta, apply for apprenticeship and access your online account to update information.

Find out how to transfer your education or work experience to an apprenticeship program in Alberta.