Apprenticeship in Alberta
How do I become an apprentice?
Visit Alberta Trade Secrets to learn how to become an apprentice in Alberta.
What reimbursements does CLAC offer?
CLAC will reimburse member apprentices up to $850 per school year for tuition fees, exam fees, and books.
If you received a grade of 90 percent or higher on your final exam, you can receive an additional $100 bonus.
You can apply for a maximum of two claims per year.
Costs that are covered are limited to:
- Apprenticeship programs
- Initial B-Pressure Welding Certification (one time only)
- CWB Welding Certification (one time only)
- Scaffolding (SAIA training provided by CLAC)
- Industrial Construction Crew Supervisor
- Construction Craft Labourer
- Trade qualification exams
- Approved apprenticeship books/study material
Am I eligible to apply?
You are eligible to apply if:
- You are a member in good standing of Local 63
- You have worked at least 1,500 hours per school year with a CLAC signatory employer that contributes to the Local 63 Alberta Apprenticeship Fund (AF)
- You have an official school document to show that you’ve successfully completed the term
- You can provide the AF with a receipt for tuition and/or books
- You have returned to a CLAC signatory employer that contributes to the AF following completion of your schooling
How do I apply?
To learn more, and to find application forms, sign in to your myCLAC profile.