My boyfriend is currently going through this process but he's done all the initial stuff that you are asking about. Go to this website:
There is an application form that you need to fill out - and a guide that explains everything. For the hours you just need to write the amount in on the application form and give the references numbers so that the Apprenticeship Board can call and verify them (I'm not sure if they even bothered doing this with my boyfriend as he spoke with someone in person when bringing in his application)
All of your craft certs/syllabus have to be certified true copies. So you can either do that at home or do it here.. we brought my boyfriends to a lawyer and she signed and stamped all the certs he had. A guard would probably work as well. (We had to pay for the lawyer)
Let me know if you have anymore questions
Originally Posted by ondadole
I'm flying to Alberta, Calgary specifically, in a few weeks and I was wondering what documents do I bring over with me in order to prepare for the red seal exam.
I am aware that I have to prove I have worked 9000 hours, but how exactly do I prove this? Do I provide hand written and signed references from my former employer stating that I have worked 9000 hours to the apprenticeship board, or, does the apprenticeship board in Alberta provide a form that I can download and subsequently, fill out myself and get my former employer to sign while I am still in Ireland??
I'm totally clueless to this and I really appreciate all responses!
the National Craft Cert from Ireland; do I bring the original or a photocopy??does this photocopy have to be signed by a Guard?
Thanks again folks