SkilledTradesBC Skilled Trades Certification Implementation Took Effect Dec 1, 2023

December 19, 2023

If you are working in the Electrical or Mechanical trades, it’s important to understand Skilled Trades Certification and how you may be affected by implementation. 

Under Skilled Trades Certification, uncertified and unregistered workers in the seven Electrical and Mechanical trades below are required to be registered as an apprentice, be a certified journeyperson, or have applied as a Trade Qualifier or Uncertified Experienced Worker. 

Skilled Trades Certification Trades:

  • Construction Electrician
  • Industrial Electrician
  • Powerline Technician
  • Steamfitter/Pipefitter
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic
  • Gasfitter Class A and Class B
  • Sheet Metal Worker

Not Impacted: If you are a registered apprentice or a certified journeyperson in one of these trades, there is no impact to you. 

Impacted: If you are an uncertified worker in one of these trades, you are impacted.

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