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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.  

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