Workforce Development

Apprenticeship and Certification Board

Trade and Occupation Designation Process

The process for designation of a new trade occupation in Manitoba originates with industry making a formal request to the Apprenticeship and Certification Board's Community Liaison Standing Committee. Any representative group within an industry can submit an application for designation of a trade or occupation. All application must include detailed information on key aspects of the proposed trade and the supporting industry.

Application must be submitted to:

Community Liaison Standing Committee
c/o Manager, Policy, Legislation and Board Operations
100-111 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0T4

Learn more about how to request a compulsory trade.