Skilled trades and apprenticeship training

Gain specialized training, practical skills, and hands-on work needed for skilled trades jobs. Learn about Red Seal trades and certification. Find a skilled trades job.

Become an apprentice

Become an apprentice

How to become an apprentice in a Red Seal trade.

Find a Red Seal trade

The Red Seal designation is valued by employers and is recognized across the country.

Provincial and territorial apprenticeship programs

Apprenticeship training offered by provincial and territorial governments.

Essential skills for skilled trades

How essential skills are used in the trades and resources to help you identify and improve them.

Find a job with Job Bank

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Financial support for skilled trades

Funding for skilled trades and apprenticeship

Financial supports like grants, loans, and funding programs for individuals, organizations, unions, and employers.

Employment Insurance (EI) for apprentices

Benefits while unemployed and attending technical training.

Tax deductions and credits

Tradespersons’ tools deduction, tuition tax credit, education amount, textbook amount.

Hire and train apprentices

Hire and train apprentices

Supports for employers who offer apprenticeship training.

Recruit with Job Bank

How to post jobs and recruit job seekers.

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