Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Red Seal Challenge Preparation

Challenge courses are designed to assist people who have years of experience in a trade and want to challenge the Red Seal Exam in order to become certified in their chosen trade. These courses are available through continuous enrolment, and upon registration, students will have up to 30 weeks to complete the course. A subject matter expert is provided to you for any additional questions or support required. TRU offers the following online delivery challenge exam preparation courses:

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Carpentry Red Seal Exam Preparation Course

(XCRP 0710)  $995 Classroom Delivery  

January 12 - March 3, 2017

Class dates as follows:

January 12, 13, 19, 20

February 2, 3, 16, 17, 23, 24

March 2, 3

Exam Date: March 10th

Class times are as follows:

Fridays 5:00 - 8:00 pm and Saturdays 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

This course is designed to assist carpentry professionals wishing to challenge the “Red Seal” exam. In order to attempt the exam, written proof of 9000 hours of direct experience in the trade is required.

Industrial Electrician Red Seal Exam Preparation Course

(XELC 0790) $905 Online Delivery – Continuous Intake

This course is designed to assist industrial electricians wishing to challenge the “Red Seal” exam. In order to attempt the exam, written proof of 9000 hours of direct experience in the trade is required.


Construction Electrician Red Seal Exam Preparation Course

(XELC 0850) $905 Online Delivery – Continuous Intake

This course is designed to assist construction electricians wishing to challenge the “Red Seal” exam. In order to attempt the exam, written proof of 9000 hours of direct experience in the trade is required.


Commercial Transport Red Seal Exam Preparation Courses

(XMEC 0490) $905 Online Delivery – Continuous Intake (test and texts extra)

This distance course is designed to assist commercial transport mechanics wanting to challenge the Red Seal exam. In order to attempt the exam, written proof of hours of direct work experience in the trade is required.


Steamfitter Pipefitter Red Seal Exam Preparation Course

This self-paced course has four options that will assist Steamfitters/Pipefitters who plan to challenge the Red Seal exam.

(XPLM 0480) Option 1: $995 Online Delivery

Challengers are given a specialized package of individual learning modules (ILM’s) which help with preparation for the Red Seal Exam. The ILM’s align to the Red Seal examination blocks, tasks, and sub-tasks.


(XPLM 0480) Option 2: $2095 Online Delivery

All of option #1 plus an online Red Seal preparation course that consists of practice questions, a mock Red Seal exam, and up to 10 hours of instructor access.


(XPLM 0480) Option 3: $2895 Online Delivery

All of option #2 and challengers are also assisted with the application process for applying to write the Red Seal Exam.


(XPLM 0480) Option 4: $775 Learning Resources Only