Trades and professions

Certification, licensing and accreditation for child care staff, teachers, land agents and other occupations.

Services and information

  • Child care staff must be certified before they can work in a licensed day care, out-of-school care or pre-school program in Alberta.
  • If you have a concern about a person or business that provides security, locksmith or investigation services, you can file a complaint.
  • A person must be a licensed land agent to negotiate with a landowner for certain surface or right of way agreements in Alberta.
  • The Alberta Government delegates self-governing responsibilities to certain professions to protect the public interest.
  • The Trades Qualifier Program provides experienced tradespeople with an opportunity to obtain an Alberta trade certificate.
  • Find out if you can use an out-of-province trade credential or certificate to work in Alberta without further training or an examination.
  • Apply for licences for security, locksmith and investigative professionals and businesses, and body armour permits.
  • Learn about the teaching profession and how to become a certificated teacher in Alberta.