Members Login
Forgot password?

April 11, 2022
Skilled Newcomers in Construction Program May 18th 2022

Skilled Newcomers in Construction Program MAY 18


·   DATE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2022

·   PRESENTATION TIME: Begins at 9:00 am & concludes by 10:00 am.

·   ·   LOCATION: Parkdale-Sherwood Lions Club, 46 Valley Street, Charlottetown (upstairs of Bingo Hall).  


·   Skilled newcomers with a professional background in construction who are seeking to earn Canadian credentials in their field of training.

·   Newcomers with experience in construction trades who are seeking to successfully transition into a career in the island construction industry.

·   Living in Canada for less than 10 years & either a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or a refugee with a valid work permit.

·   A Canadian language benchmark placement test of 8 or higher.


·   8 week unpaid classroom component: May 30-July 22, 2022

·   8 week paid work experience:  July 25-Sept 16,2022

·   Connect with select professional associations—i.e. Engineers PEI, Architects Assoc. of PEI, CAPEI, etc.

·   Safety training certifications, 240 apprenticeship hours & free worksite PPE.

·   30 hours of instruction in the National Building Code of Canada for Residential Construction.·   Project management presentations on blueprint reading, tendering & the PMP designation process. 

·   Exclusive insight into PEI’s thriving construction industry, orientation to various construction trades via real world & virtual reality, employability skills, PEI’s work culture, worksite tours & more!

To apply for this program, please attend the information session with your most recent resume. (Program contact: or 902-394-3361.)


This program is sponsored by the Construction Association of PEI and funded in whole or in part by the Government of Canada.  

Island Builder


March 18, 2020

Important Information March 18

COVID-19 Information Update March 18, 2020 More »

March 17, 2020

Important Information update 4:53 March 17th

COVID 19 - CAPEI Office Announcement UPDATE 4:53 March 17, 2020 More »

March 16, 2020

Poster of suggested Guidelines

Hi everyone, this is for your reference. Feel free to print and post at your job sites and offices More »