Education

Apprentices & trades

Possible occupations

The Apprentice Training Act names 48 occupations for which apprenticeship training and certification are available. For most of these trades, as indicated by the Red Seal in the list below, Yukon uses Interprovincial Standards Red Seal examinations at the completion of apprenticeship and for certification.

For further information or for application forms please contact the Advanced Education branch.

 

Occupations designated for apprenticeship and certification in Yukon

 Automotive Painter 
 Automotive Service Technician 
 Baker 
 Barber
 Bricklayer 
 Cabinetmaker  
 Carpenter 
 Communication Electrician (Construction)
 Communication Electrician (Switching)
 Communication Electrician (Toll)
 Construction Electrician 
 Cook 
 Community Antenna Television Technician
 Electric Motor System Technician 
 Electronic Technician (Consumer Products) 
 Floorcovering Installer 
 Gasfitter (1st and 2nd Classes)
 Glazier 
 Hairstylist 
 Heavy Duty Equipment Technician (Off Road)
 Heavy Equipment & Truck & Transport Technician
 Industrial Electrician 
 Industrial Instrument Mechanic 
 Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) 
 Industrial Warehouse Worker
 Insulator (Heat & Frost) 
 Lather (Interior Systems Mechanic) 
 Machinist 
 Motor Vehicle Body Prepper
 Motor Vehicle Body Repairer 
 Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal & Paint) 
 Oil Burner Mechanic 
 Outdoor Power Equipment Technician
 Painter and Decorator 
 Partsperson  
 Plumber 
 Power System Electrician
 Powerline Technician 
 Recreation Vehicle Service Technician 
 Refrigeration and AC Mechanic 
 Roofer 
 Sawfitter/Filer
 Sheet Metal Worker 
 Sprinkler System Installer 
 Steamfitter/Pipefitter  
 Transport Trailer Technician 
 Truck and Transport Technician 
 Welder 

Contact Apprenticeship

For carpenter and construction electrician trades
Vernon Beebe 867-456-3867 or vernon.beebe@gov.yk.ca
Toll free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3867

For all other trade areas
Eric Huggard 867-667-5140 or eric.huggard@gov.yk.ca
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5140

Apprenticeship and Tradesperson Qualifications
Yukon Education
1000 Lewes Boulevard
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon
Canada Y1A 2C6

Fax: 867-667-8555

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