Provincial & Territorial Contacts

Apprenticeship programs are generally administered by provincial and territorial departments responsible for education, labour and training (under the direction of the provincial and territorial Director of Apprenticeship) with authority delegated from the legislation in each province and territory.

The Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship (CCDA) is responsible for the management of the Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program among other things. The CCDA is an organization regrouping each provincial/territorial director of apprenticeship and two Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) representatives. The CCDA works with industry to develop a skilled labour force, and facilitate labour mobility throughout Canada. This is achieved by: developing, implementing and recognizing Red Seal trades and credentials; promoting high standards in occupational training; fostering harmonization in training among jurisdictions; and increasing public awareness of apprenticeship training and certification. 

If you are a tradesperson, you are encouraged to contact your local apprenticeship office for information on training and certification.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Apprenticeship and Trades Certification Division
Department of Advanced Education and Skills
P.O. Box 8700, Basement Floor
Confederation Building, West Block
Prince Philip Drive
St. John's
A1B 4J6
Toll Free: 1-877-771-3737
Fax: (709) 729-5878

Nova Scotia

Apprenticeship Training and Skill Development
Labour and Advanced Education
2021 Brunswick Street
P.O. Box 578
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 2S9
Telephone: (902) 424-5651
Fax: (902) 424-0717

Prince Edward Island

Apprenticeship Section
Department of Innovation and Advanced Learning
Post Secondary and Continuing Education
Atlantic Technology Centre, Suite 212
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, P.E.I.
C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-4460
Fax: (902) 368-6144

New Brunswick

Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification Branch
Dept. of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
470 York Street, Room 100
Chestnut Complex, 1st floor
P.O. Box 6000
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 5H1
Telephone: (506) 453-2260
Fax: (506) 453-5317


Centre administratif de la qualification professionnelle
C. P. 100
Victoriaville, Quebec
G6P 6S4
Toll Free: 1 866 393-0067


Ontario College of Trades
655 Bay Street, Suite 600
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 2K4
Telephone: 647-847-3000
Toll Free: 1-855-299-0028
Fax: 1-866-398-0368


Apprenticeship Manitoba
100 - 111 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3B 0T4
Telephone: (204) 945-3337
Toll Free: 1-877-978-7233
Fax: (204) 948-2539


Apprenticeship & Trade Certification Commission
2140 Hamilton Street
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4P 2E3
Telephone: (306) 787-2444
Toll Free: (877) 363-0536
Fax: (306) 787-5105


Apprenticeship and Industry Training
10th Floor, Commerce Place
10155 - 102 St NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T5J 4L5
Telephone: 780-427-8517 ext. 4
Fax: (780) 422-3734

British Columbia

Industry Training Authority
800 - 8100 Granville Avenue
Richmond, BC
V6V 3T6
Telephone: (778) 328-8700
Toll Free: (866) 660-6011 (within BC)
Fax: (778) 328-8701

Northwest Territories

Department of Education, Culture & Employment
Government of the Northwest Territories
Box 1320
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
X1A 2L9
Telephone: (867) 873-7552
Fax: (867) 873-0200


Apprenticeship Training
Yukon Education
P.O. Box 2703
Whitehorse, YK
Y1A 2C6
Telephone: (867) 667-5298
Toll Free: 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5298
Fax: (867) 667-8555


Apprenticeship, Trade and Occupations Certification
Department of Family Services
P.O. Box 1000, Stn 920
Iqaluit, NU
X0A 0H0
Telephone: (867) 975-5280
Fax: (867) 975-6266

Red Seal Secretariat

Employment and Social Development Canada
Red Seal Secretariat
140 Promenade du Portage
Phase IV, 5th Floor
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0J9
Toll Free: 1-877-599-6933
Fax: (819) 994-0202
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