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 work through the course material in preparation for an IP exam. A subject matter expert is provided to registrants for any additional questions or support required. TRU offers the following online or classroom based delivery challenge exam preparation courses:

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Carpentry Red Seal Exam Preparation Course

(XCRP 0710) Classroom Delivery

January 11 - February 23, 2019

(no class on Family Day weekend Feb 15/16)

Fridays 500 pm - 800 pm

Saturdays 800 am - 330 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. 

Course Fee: $1095

Industrial Electrician Red Seal Exam Preparation Course

(XELC 0790) 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.

Course Fee: $995


Construction Electrician Red Seal Exam Preparation Course

(XELC 0850) 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.

Course Fee: $995


Commercial Transport Red Seal Exam Preparation Courses

(XMEC 0490)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.

Course Fee: $995


Steamfitter Pipefitter Red Seal Exam Preparation Course

 (XPLM 0480)  Online Delivery

This self-paced online delivery course is designed to assist Steamfitters/Pipefitters wanting to challenge the Red Seal exam.Challengers are provided on-line access to worksheets and practice questions categorized according to the National Occupational Analysis and are prepared based on ITA exam blocks and subtasks. Particpants will be sent a package of specialized learning modules required for studies. Students will have 30 weeks to complete their preparation and will we assigned a subject matter expert to support you through your studies.  

Course Fee: $1225


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