Programs & Courses

Blue Seal Certification

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The Blue Seal Program was established by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board to encourage and recognize business training.  If you are a certified Alberta journeyperson in a designated trade or occupation, earning a Blue Seal proves that you not only meet Alberta's high industry standards, but you also have the drive to develop your business skills and succeed in business.

Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Program

If you have a valid Alberta Journeyman Certificate, Alberta Occupational Certificate or a valid recognized trade certificate, you are eligible to apply for a Blue Seal Certificate.

The Blue Seal Certificate demonstrates you have applied reasonable effort in the study of business, and possess a respectable amount of knowledge of one or more business topics.  There are 17 business subject areas you may study.

To obtain a Blue Seal Certificate you must:

  • complete a program of study approved by the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board, or
  • complete 150 hours of study in one or more of the subject areas provided by an approved training provider.

To obtain a Blue Seal Certificate visit MyTradesecrets to complete and submit the on-line Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) Application.