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Program Type Journeyman
Credential Type Certificate
Length 4 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
To become an apprentice, students must be at least 16 years old, meet the educational requirements for the trade in which they are interested, and find employment with an employer who is willing to hire and train them as an apprentice.
Once hired, the employee discusses apprenticeship training with the employer, obtains appropriate approvals, and enters into a contract. This contract is then registered with Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT). AIT will issue an identification card, a course outline booklet, and an apprenticeship record book.
Apprentices will receive notification from AIT. The Training Catalogue provides a list of technical training opportunities available for the trade.
The apprentice will attend Northwestern Polytechnic on the start date specified online. Apprentices will be notified by Northwestern Polytechnic if the class dates or location are changed. Failure to attend may lead to cancellation of the registration.
Online registration for apprenticeship is available at NWP.me/MTS. Full tuition and other fees are due and payable at the time of registration. Payments can be made via credit card.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2023/08/01 to 2024/07/31*.
Tuition $1,058.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $342.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $268.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated September 12, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
Educational program information is provided as an introduction and for general reference. For current information about programs and school requirements or policies, check the school calendar, visit their website or contact the school directly.
The Government of Alberta is working in partnership with the Government of Canada to provide employment support programs and services.