Becoming Certified (Red Seal)

Do you have 3000 hours’ work experience?

Are you interested in making up to $2.81 more an hour?                                                                            ($11,689 per year based on a 40-hour work week)

Start your application today to become a CERTIFIED LABOURER!

To register go to the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training’s (AIT) website: ( and click on  “Access MyTradeSecrets” then click on “New Applicants Apply Now” and follow the instructions to create or access your “” digital account. The website will guide you through the process.

There is a $450 fee to apply, payment can be made electronically, by mail, or in person at any AIT office in Alberta.

If you need technical support for your MyTradesecrets account or an online application, contact the MyTradesecrets Help Desk.

  • Monday to Friday (except statutory holidays) 8:15 AM to 4:30 PM (MST)
  • Phone 1-800-248-4823, Option 3
  • Email

For assistance with your Account, contact Account Support.

We can provide you with study materials once you have placed your application successfully.

Training centers will be closed Monday, July 1st for Canada Day.
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