Information for Government Administrators
This page provides quick links to help public servants find the Red Seal information that best meets their needs.
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Read overviews of the 56 Red Seal trades and find other key, trade-specific information
The National Occupational Analyses (NOA) set the standard for each Red Seal trade.
Learn how NOA are developed and validated.
Find out the steps and criteria for designating a new Red Seal trade.
Interprovincial Program Guides (IPG) define the minimum content for technical training in a Red Seal trade.
Industry representatives from across Canada help to develop and update Red Seal standards by taking part in NOA consultations nationally and in their respective province or territory.
All plans, research reports, NOA, IPG and other Red Seal publications can be found in this section.
Contact the provincial and territorial offices that administer the Red Seal program, examinations and certification.
The secretariat helps to coordinate the Red Seal Program and supports the activities of the CCDA.
Nominate an individual from industry in Canada for outstanding achievement in the development and promotion of apprenticeship training in Canada.
The RSE acronym can only be used by journeypersons who have obtained a Red Seal endorsement on their provincial or territorial Certificate of Qualification and Apprenticeship. Journeypersons without a Red Seal endorsement are not eligible to use this acronym.
The Ellis Chart provides detailed comparative data on all designated trades in Canada, including Red Seal trades.
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