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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted legislation and services. Information on this website may not reflect the current situation in Alberta. Please visit alberta.ca for up-to-date information about these impacts.

Trades

Slickline Operator

Slickline operators raise and lower downhole tools used in the maintenance of oil and gas wells. For more information, see the Trades and Occupations section of Alberta’s Tradesecrets website.

Contact

Any of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Client Service Offices located throughout Alberta. For a list of office locations and telephone numbers, click on “Contact Us” on the home page of the Tradesecrets website (tradesecrets.alberta.ca).

Legislation

In Alberta, optional government-legislated certification is available for slickline operators.

Working in Alberta

Slickline operators with legislated certification in good standing elsewhere in Canada may be eligible for certification in Alberta. For more information, see What if I am already certified in another province or territory in Canada? and the Recognized Trade Certificates page of the Tradesecrets website.

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