Locksmith - Ellis Chart

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English Provincial and Territorial Trade Names
  NL NS PE NB QC ON MB SK AB BC YT NT NU
Locksmith - - - Check MarkNB - Check MarkON - Check MarkSK Check MarkAB Check MarkBC - Check MarkNT Check MarkNU
French Provincial and Territorial Trade Names
  NL NS PE NB QC ON MB SK AB BC YT NT NU
Serrurier - - - Check MarkNB - - - - - - - Check MarkNT Check MarkNU
Serrurier ou serrurière - - - - - Check MarkON - - - - - - -
Serrurier/serrurière - - - - - - - - - Check MarkBC - - -
Locksmith - Ellis Chart
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Red Seal Endorsement Offered (Yes/No) Indicates whether or not the province or territory can offer a Red Seal endorsement for this trade
- - - No - No - No No No - No No
Apprenticeship Training Provided (Yes/No) Indicates whether or not the province or territory provides a designated apprenticeship training program for this trade
- - - No - No - Yes Yes No - Yes Yes
Pre-Apprenticeship Training Available (Yes/No) Indicates whether or not there is an approved period of training available before a person has registered as an apprentice
- - - No - Footnote * - No No No - No No
Levels of Technical Training Technical training is also called "in-school" training; it is often delivered across several levels, or blocks of time. This indicates the number of levels or blocks available in each participating province or territory's program for the trade
- - - No - 2 - 4 3 N/A - 3 3
Technical Training Available (Yes/No) Technical training is also called "in-school" training; it is delivered by training providers approved by the province or territory and can be delivered in blocks, part-time, or prior to on-the-job. This response indicates whether or not the province or territory provides technical training
- - - No - No - No Yes N/A - Yes Yes
Total Training Hours (On-The-Job plus Technical Training) Indicates the sum of on-the-job training hours plus technical training hours. Note not all apprenticeship programs are hours-based
- - - N/A - 6480 - 7200 5400 3600 - 5400 5400
On-The-Job Training Hours Indicates the on-the-job training hours required for completion by each apprentice. Note not all apprenticeship programs are hours-based
- - - N/A - 6000 - 6240 4680 3600 - 4680 4680
Technical Training (Total Hours) Indicates the sum for all levels of technical training hours, when available
- - - N/A - 480 - 960 720 N/A - 720 720
Technical Training (Total Weeks) Indicates the sum for all levels of technical training weeks
- - - N/A - N/A - 32 24 N/A - 24 24
Ratio of Journeyperson to Apprentice Most apprenticeship programs set a maximum number of apprentices that may be supervised by each supervising journeyperson, called a ratio
- - - N/A - N/A - 1:2 1:2 N/A - 2:1 1:2
Trade Qualifier Challenge Option (Yes/No) Trade qualifiers are people who have experience working in the trade, but have not completed an apprenticeship program in Canada. This indicates if the province or territory allows these experienced but uncertified workers to challenge certification examinations once they have demonstrated proof of eligible trade experience
- - - Yes - Yes - Yes Yes Yes - Yes No
Required Hours for Trade Qualifier Provinces and Territories dictate a minimum number of required hours working in a trade for a trade qualifier to be eligible to challenge any certification examination; candidates must also demonstrate experience that covers the trade’s practices
- - - 9000 - 6000 - 10800 7020 5400 - 7200 No
Compulsory/Voluntary (C/V) Certification Required by Apprenticeship Authority Provinces and Territories designate each trade as compulsory or voluntary. Work in Compulsory trades can only be performed by certified journeypersons or registered apprentices. Work in Voluntary trades' may legally be performed with or without certification or apprenticeship training
- - - V - V - V V V - V V
Other Certification/Licensing Requirements (Yes/No – if Yes, see P/T website for details) In some cases, there are external bodies that require certification/licensing to practice a trade, besides the apprenticeship authority. If this is the case, individual provinces or territories can provide further details
- - - No - No - No No Yes - No No
Practical Level Examinations Indicates if there a practical, or hands-on demonstration of skills is required to advance past each level of training
- - - N/A - No - No No N/A - No No
Written Level Examinations Indicates if written examinations are required to successfully complete and advance past each level of training
- - - N/A - No - Yes Yes N/A - Yes Yes
Practical Final Examination Indicates if practical, or hands-on demonstrations of skills required to successfully complete for certification
- - - N/A - No - No No No - No No
Written Certification Examination Indicates if there is a written examination required for certification. In many provinces and territories, the Red Seal examination is used for both certification and Red Seal endorsement. In some provinces and territories, this may be a specific examination for certification in that jurisdiction, written prior to attempting the Red Seal interprovincial examination for Red Seal endorsement
- - - Yes - No - Yes Yes Yes - Yes No

Footnote

Please refer to province/territory’s apprenticeship authority’s website for details.