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COVID-19 – Change to Service

The Province of Manitoba is taking proactive measures to help manage and minimize the spread of COVID-19, including social-distancing measures. Apprenticeship Manitoba has been working with post-secondary institutions who deliver technical training to determine the best course of action to protect the health of apprentices, instructors and staff.

If you are currently enrolled in a technical training program, your institution will contact you with information on changes to your course.

If you are scheduled for an upcoming course, Apprenticeship Manitoba will contact you about distance delivery options that may be available for your course.

Apprentices affected by course cancellations will receive a refund for their personal contribution.

Unscheduled drop-in services for Apprenticeship Manitoba are not available at this time. Please contact us for assistance, or to schedule an appointment.

We are pleased to support you by phone or email at 204-945-3337 (in Winnipeg), 1-877-978-7233 (toll free) or Please continue to use online functionality through the AccessManitoba website at:

Effective immediately, all examinations scheduled to take place at the following locations are postponed until further notice:

  • 111 Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg
  • 340 9th Street, Brandon
  • 18-3 Station Road, Thompson
  • 305 4th Street West, The Pas

Apprentices are encouraged to contact Service Canada regarding Employment Insurance coverage to advise of changes in the timing and potential length of technical training as a result of proactive measures to respond to COVID-19.

Please contact your respective Apprenticeship Training Coordinator for more information.

For accurate, up-to-date and fact-based information on COVID-19, please visit

Awards of Distinction

The 13th annual Apprenticeship Awards of Distinction was held on Monday, December 2, 2019 at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg. This awards ceremony celebrates those that have shared their time and talent to train apprentices, and to raise the profile of apprenticeship and certification in the skilled trades in Manitoba. Visit our Events page to view the winners and sponsors for the event!

IMPORTANT Change Notice
  • The Apprenticeship and Certification Board and Apprenticeship Manitoba are working towards reducing red tape and streamlining services for clients by making changes to the apprenticeship fees structure. As of June 3, 2019, nine fees have been eliminated and four fees have been increased. For more information, please visit the Apprenticeship Fees page.
  • NEW Apprenticeship Application and Agreement is now available.
    Incomplete applications will not be considered and will be returned.
2019-2020 Technical Training Registration Information

Apprenticeship Manitoba will be opening technical training registrations for the 2019-2020 academic year on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 8:30 AM. Apprentices, prepare now for this year’s registration. Go to AccessManitoba to create your login and password. For those who have already created an account but have forgotten the password, contact the AccessManitoba help desk for a password reset by email or call our help desk at 204-945-3337 or 1-877-978-7233. Do not wait until July!

Additionally, the 2019-2020 Technical Training Course Schedule has been updated and is ready to view at the Technical Training page. Further details regarding Technical Training Registrations to follow. Stay tuned!

Electrologist Trade Review

Apprenticeship Manitoba is currently conducting a review of the trade of Electrologist. A moratorium on new apprenticeship applications and registrations in the trade of Electrologist is now in place (effective January 8, 2019) until the review is complete.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Gasfitter and Gasfitter – Domestic Certification and Licencing

For individuals who have questions related to Red Seal certification and provincial licencing in the Gasfitter trades, refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Trade Regulation Updates