Workforce Development

Apprenticeship Fees

The following Fees are outlined in the Apprenticeship and Certification Fees Regulation.

General Fees

As of June 3, 2019
Apprenticeship Application
(including change of employer or change of trade)
No Charge
Practical Examination for Certification No Charge
(including: provincial and interprovincial)
No Charge
Level Placement Exam $200.00
Replacement certificate, pocket card or practical experience record book No Charge
Temporary Permit No Charge
Renewable Endorsement on Certification (Authorization to Practise)
For Hairstylist, Esthetician and Electrologist trades
No Charge
Late Payment Fee
(on Renewable Endorsements-Authorization to Practise, Hairstylist, Esthetician and Electrologist trades)
No Charge
NSF Cheque Service Fee $20.00
Provincial Certificate Holder for Interprovincial "Red Seal" Exam No Charge
Recognition for Canadian Certificates of Qualification
Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)


Trades Qualification Fees

Trades Qualification Application (Includes PLAR services) $200.00
Trades Qualification Certification Exam $400.00
Trades Qualification Certification Re-Examination
(inc. provincial and interprovincial)
Trades Qualification without Exam Application (grandparenting)
(available for a limited time only; for compulsory certification trades only)
No Charge


Tuition and Book Fees

For class length up to 8 weeks $464.00
For each additional week of class after the initial 8 weeks $58.00
Books and materials (approximately, per program)
Books are available for purchase from the corresponding college
$800.00 - $1,500.00