Overview

Each day, Alberta’s diverse and talented skilled trades professionals and educators get to work building our province and supporting our communities.

If you know someone who has made significant contributions to the skilled trades or apprenticeship education, nominate them for the Alberta Trades Hall of Fame.

Eligibility

Nominations will be assessed according to the following criteria and characteristics.

Mandatory criteria:

  • must show significant involvement in the education, training and/or advancement of skilled trades and apprenticeship in Alberta
  • must have made defining contribution to the skilled trades and apprenticeship in Alberta
  • must demonstrate exemplary personal characteristics

Recipients may demonstrate a significant commitment to:

  • the promotion and improvement of the skilled trades and apprenticeship in their community and Alberta
  • mentorship and leadership in supporting apprentices through their apprenticeship to certification
  • raising the profile of apprenticeship education and the skilled trades
  • apprenticeship education from within the Alberta post-secondary system by providing apprenticeship classroom education
  • enhancing perceptions of apprenticeship learning as a valuable form of post-secondary education leading to a respected career option
  • championing and/or improving access to apprenticeship for youth, women, Indigenous peoples or any other underrepresented groups in Alberta

Make a nomination

Nominations are accepted throughout the year. However, the annual deadline to submit nomination packages to be considered for induction in each calendar year is March 1.

Step 1: Download and complete the nomination form

Step 2: Prepare supporting documents

  • All nominations much include at least one letter of support from someone other than the nominator
  • Additional materials, such as media information related to the nominee’s contribution, will be accepted

Step 3: Submit the nomination package

Submit the completed form and supporting documents by:

  • Email to: [email protected]
  • Mail to:
    Recognition and Retention Support Coordinator
    10th Floor, Commerce Place
    10155 102 Street
    Edmonton, AB T5J 4L5

After you nominate

Selection process

  • Nominations will be assessed by a selection committee based on the eligibility criteria.
  • 3 to 5 nominees will be selected for induction.
  • The Minister of Advanced Education will have final approval of the chosen inductees.
  • All nomination documents and discussions will be confidential.

Induction ceremony

  • Inductees will be notified by the Minister of Alberta Advanced Education and invited to a special ceremony to recognize their contributions to the trades in Alberta.
  • Each inductee will have a profile and video outlining their achievements created and published on the virtual Alberta Trades Hall of Fame.