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Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Non-Credential
Length 1 Year or Less
3-Year Apprenticeship (includes four 8-week technical training sessions)
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
Have at least English 10-2 and Math 10-3, or equivalent, or pass the entrance exam (see Entrance Level Competencies, Exam Counselling Sheet, Entrance Exam Study Guide, and Entrance Exam Support Materials List at www.tradesecrets.alberta.ca). To be eligible to be an apprentice, a person must also hold a pick licence issued under section 353 of the Criminal Code (Canada). The licence is issued by the provincial Department of Justice. Persons with a criminal record are ineligible to obtain a pick licence or work as a locksmith. Find a suitable employer who is willing to hire and train an apprentice. To learn more about apprenticeship in Alberta contact the Career Information Hotline for the apprenticeship office nearest you.
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Updated July 04, 2016. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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