Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Non-Credential
Length 1 Year or Less
Rig Technician 3: 3 Year Apprenticeship (this includes three 4-week technical training sessions)
Rig Technician 2: Credential is available to registered Rig Technician 3 apprentices after completion of the first two periods of the Rig Technician 3 program
Rig Technician 1: Credential is available to registered Rig Technician 3 apprentices after completion of the first period of the Rig Technician 3 program
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
An applicant who previously completed courses of study or work experience related to the Rig Technician trade or who holds a related journeyman certificate and has the employer's recommendation may qualify for credit that could reduce the term of apprenticeship. Find a suitable employer who is willing to hire and train an apprentice. Most employers prefer to hire high school graduates and may select apprentices from among their current employees. To learn more about apprenticeship in Alberta contact the Career Information Hotline for the apprenticeship office nearest you, or access www.tradesecrets.alberta.ca.
Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated February 01, 2012. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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