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 
 Communication Electrician (Construction)
 Communication Electrician (Switching)
 Communication Electrician (Toll)
 Construction Electrician 
 Community Antenna Television Technician
 Electric Motor System Technician 
 Electronic Technician (Consumer Products) 
 Floorcovering Installer 
 Gasfitter (1st and 2nd Classes)
 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) 
 Motor Vehicle Body Prepper
 Motor Vehicle Body Repairer 
 Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal & Paint) 
 Oil Burner Mechanic 
 Outdoor Power Equipment Technician
 Painter and Decorator 
 Power System Electrician
 Powerline Technician 
 Recreation Vehicle Service Technician 
 Refrigeration and AC Mechanic 
 Sheet Metal Worker 
 Sprinkler System Installer 
 Transport Trailer Technician 
 Truck and Transport Technician 

Contact Apprenticeship

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

Phone: 867-667-5298
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5298
Fax: 867-667-8555

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