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Apprenticeship training

A trade apprenticeship could be your ticket to better wages and career prospects.

The Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Endorsement is commonly referred to in the trades as your "ticket," because of the opportunities it opens. Earning you Red Seal enables you to work anywhere in Canada and shows to prospective employers that you are a skilled worker.

UFV offers apprenticeship training for the following trades:

Automotive service technician
Carpentry
Electrical
Heavy mechanical
Plumbing and piping
Professional cook


As an apprentice, you learn while you earn and train under the supervision of an employer. The apprenticeship program combines on-the-job experience with formal technical training.

An apprenticeship may take up to four years to complete. At the end of the program, you write a final completion exam to earn your Certificate of Apprenticeship and Red Seal Endorsement. Upon earning a grade of at least 70%, you become a fully qualified journeyperson.

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