These definitions explain the columns used in the table below.
A unique numerical identifier for the trade.
A trade is classified as either compulsory or non-compulsory. Compulsory trades require that you be a registered apprentice, Provisional Certificate of Qualification holder or Certificate of Qualification holder to legally work in the trade. Non-compulsory trades do not require you to be a registered apprentice or certified journeyperson to legally work in the trade.
The trade has a written exam.
A Red Seal is an endorsement on your provincial or territorial trade certification. It shows that you have the knowledge and skills necessary to practice your trade across Canada. Learn more about Red Seal trades.