How to transfer apprenticeship hours and training credits

  • When you move to or from Yukon or change employers
  • Apprentice who permanently moves to Yukon
  • Apprentices who permanently move outside of Yukon
  • Apprentice who temporarily moves to Yukon
  • Apprentice who temporarily moves outside of Yukon
  1. When you move to or from Yukon or change employers

    Apprentice

    • You can work or train anywhere in Canada without interrupting your apprenticeship training.
    • You can transfer your apprenticeship to another employer.
    • You must contact the Yukon apprenticeship office to transfer previous training from another jurisdiction. This is to ensure that any gaps in training are addressed by the apprentice and the employer.
    • There’s no fee to transfer a Yukon apprenticeship from 1 employer to another within the Yukon.
    • There’s a $10 fee to transfer your apprenticeship to Yukon from another province or territory.

    For more information:

  2. Apprentice who permanently moves to Yukon
    1. Let us know if you’ll be moving to Yukon permanently and want to continue your apprenticeship. For more information read the Apprentice Transfer Guide.
      Email: apprenticeship@gov.yk.ca
      Phone: 867-456-3867
    2. Fill out an Apprenticeship application/agreement form.
    3. Include the contact information from your provincial or territorial apprenticeship office.
    4. Pay a non-refundable application fee of $10. We accept cash, cheque, debit or visa. We’ll process your payment at the front desk at the Department of Education building.
    5. Submit your completed forms, documents and application fee.
      In person: Education Building (entrance to parking on Hospital Road), 1000 Lewes Boulevard in Whitehorse. Our off is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
      Email: apprenticeship@gov.yk.ca
      Mail:
      Government of Yukon
      Apprenticeship (E-1)
      Box 2703,
      Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

    Next steps

    When we get your application form, we:

    • will verify your apprenticeship through your previous provincial or territorial office for:
      • work experience hours;
      • in-school training level(s); and
      • exam(s) results.
    • may do a prior learning assessment to identify any training gaps. These gaps can happen because of differences with in-school training and regulations; and
    • will work with you to develop an individualized apprenticeship plan.

    Once these steps are complete, you'll:

    • be a registered Yukon apprentice; and
    • work towards a Yukon certification and Red Seal endorsement.
  3. Apprentices who permanently move outside of Yukon
    1. Contact our office to update your Record Book with all hours worked before leaving Yukon.
      In person: Education Building (entrance to parking on Hospital Road), 1000 Lewes Boulevard in Whitehorse. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
      Email: apprenticeship@gov.yk.ca
      Phone: 867-456-3867
      Mail:
      Government of Yukon
      Apprenticeship (E-1)
      Box 2703,
      Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
    2. Contact the apprenticeship authority for your new province or territory. You can find this information in the Apprentice Transfer Guide. You’ll work with them to complete the transfer.
    3. Work with your new province or territory. When requested, our office will provide:
      • the trade;
      • level; and
      • hours recorded through your Yukon apprenticeship.
  4. Apprentice who temporarily moves to Yukon

    If you temporarily move to Yukon, contact your home apprenticeship office to stay registered in your province or territory while you:

    • work; or
    • train in Yukon.

    For more details, contact your home apprenticeship office. You can find the contact information in the Apprentice Transfer Guide.

  5. Apprentice who temporarily moves outside of Yukon

    If you plan to work short-term outside of Yukon:

    • You can apply to transfer temporarily your apprenticeship to an employer outside Yukon.
    • Your apprenticeship will continue through the Yukon office.
    1. Contact the apprenticeship office before you move.
      Email: apprenticeship@gov.yk.ca
      Phone: 867-456-3867
    2. Fill out the Apply to Transfer Apprenticeship to an Employer Outside of Yukon form.
    3. Submit your application form to our office. There is no fee for this transfer.
      In person: Education Building (entrance to parking on Hospital Road), 1000 Lewes Boulevard in Whitehorse. Our office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
      Email: apprenticeship@gov.yk.ca
      Mail:
      Government of Yukon
      Apprenticeship (E-1)
      Box 2703,
      Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6

    To meet all legislated requirements, we'll review and process your application. Your apprenticeship will continue through our office. You must maintain your Yukon residency while continuing your apprenticeship outside of Yukon.


Contact 

For questions or to book an apprenticeship orientation meeting, email apprenticeship@gov.yk.ca or phone 867-456-3867or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 3867.