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Former Canadian Military Personnel

There is a national agreement to allow ex-Canadian military personnel to establish civilian credentials. In Saskatchewan former Canadian military personnel deemed to have “full time” in a trade may apply to challenge the Interprovincial Journeyperson Examination by:

  • Applying in the normal manner (Form 7)
  • Paying all required fees

Ex-Canadian military personnel are deemed to have “full trade time” in the trade if they provide:

  • A copy of their QL5 certificate
  • A copy of their MPRR (Member’s Personal Record Resume)

The trades in Saskatchewan currently recognized for Canadian military training as meeting the criteria to write the Interprovincial Exams are:

Automotive Service Technician, Carpenter, Cook, Construction Electrician, Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic, Industrial Mechanic (Millwright), Machinist, Plumber, Refrigeration Mechanic, Truck and Transport Mechanic, Welder.

In order to determine eligibility to challenge the certification exams for specific trades see below:

Automotive Service Technician: Eligible with 411 Vehicle Technician QL5 supported with MPRR

Carpenter: Eligible with 648 Construction Technician QL5 supported with MPRR

Cook: Eligible with 861 Cook QL5 supported with MPRR

Construction Electrician: Eligible with 642 Electrical Distribution Technician QL5 supported with MPRR

Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic: Eligible with 411 Vehicle Technician QL5 supported with MPRR

Industrial Mechanic (Millwright): Eligible with 313 Marine Engineering Technician QL5 supported with MPRR

Machinist: Eligible with 313 Marine Engineering Technician (Machinist for Naval Machinists) QL5 supported with MPRR

Plumber: Eligible with 646 Plumbing and Heating Technician QL5 supported with MPRR

Refrigeration Mechanic: Eligible with 641 Refrigeration and Mechanical Technician QL5 supported with MPRR

Truck and Transport Mechanic: Eligible with 411 Vehicle Technician QL5 supported with MPRR

Welder: Eligible with 441 Material Technician QL5 supported with MPRR

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What trades can you apprentice in? There are over 40 designated trades in Saskatchewan.

From Agricultural Equipment Technicians to Welders, read about all the designated trades on our website: https://saskapprenticeship.ca/designated-trades-searchable/

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