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Apprenticeship Programs

International students are eligible to enrol in certain Apprenticeship programs if they meet the correct requirements. It is also possible for international students  that are enrolled in Apprenticeship programs to apply for a Post-Graduation Work Permit program (PGWPP) following completion of the program.

Compulsory Apprenticeship Requirement Programs

This means that graduates are required to register with Alberta Industry Training as an apprentice following graduation from the program.

  • Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning Refrigeration Technician (HVACR)
  • Industrial Heavy Equipment Technician (IHET)

Optional Apprenticeship Requirement Programs

This means that graduates are not required to register as an apprentice following graduation from the program.

  • Baking
  • CNC Machinist Certificate
  • Culinary Arts
  • Millwork and Carpentry

Looking for more information?

We're happy to help answer your questions.   Feel free to email the International Student Centre  if you have any specific questions. We also recommend you check out the Government of Canada's Immigration, Refugees and  Citizenship page for all up to date information. 

 Refer to the Government of Canada for up to date information