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Trades Training

It can be hard to start your career in a construction or manufacturing trade if you don’t have the skills you need. The pre-apprenticeship program can help you build important skills to achieve your dreams.

Through this program you will:

  • Learn about attitudes that will help you succeed
  • Develop the vocabulary (words) used in your trade
  • Receive one-on-one support
  • Have an opportunity to enter an apprenticeship
  • Build self-confidence for your future
Duration: 6 months
Cost: Tuition grants and living allowances are available.

Learn the skills

  • Upgrade in English, Math, Science and Employment Skills
  • Get technical training through SAIT
  • Become certified in Safety and First Aid
  • Gain work experience

Do you qualify?

  • Are underemployed or unemployed
  • Were born outside of Canada OR are an Indigenous Person
  • Have been a resident of Alberta for at least three months
  • Currently live in Calgary
  • Are ready, willing and able to enter a career in the trades
  • Immigrants must have a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) Level 5/6*


We are currently accepting applications for these programs. Please contact us for more information.

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