Number of apprenticeship hour credits

Number of apprenticeship hour credits

Obtaining these hour credits is conditional on completing the training activity offered by  the Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ). The apprentice must then contact Customer Services of the (CCQ), so that the credit to which he or she has the right is paid into the record book.

To obtain apprenticeship hour credits for other training activities.

A maximum number of apprenticeship hour credits per person has been set for each trade. 

Trade Apprenticeship credits (DEP) Apprenticeship credits (maximum)
Boiler maker 1,290 1,500
Bricklayer-mason 900 1,500
Carpenter-joiner 1,350 1,500
Cement finisher 900 1,200
Crane operator 870 1,200
Electrician* 1,800 2,100
Elevator mechanic 1,800 1,800
Erector mechanic (glazier) 1,350 1,500
Fire-protection mechanic 900 1,800
Heavy equipment mechanic 1,500 1,500
Heavy equipment operator 855 900
Insulator 900 1,500
Interior systems installer 735 1,500
Ironworker 1230 1500
Millwright 1,800 1,800
Painter 900 1,500
Pipe fitter 1,680 1,800
Plasterer 810 1,500
Refrigeration mechanic 1,800 1,800
Reinforcing steel erector 735 900
Resilient flooring layer** 900 1500
Roofer*** 630 1200
Shovel operator 585 900
Tile setter 690 1,500
Tinsmith 1,605 1,800

* If the holder of an apprentice electrician competency certificate has a DEP in construction electricity and obtains an Attestation of Collegial Studies (ACS - in French, AEC) or a Diploma of Collegial Studies (DCS - in French, DEC) recognized by or related to the trade, the maximum apprenticeship credit that may be applied is 2,400 hours. 

** If the holder obtained his or her resilient flooring layer apprentice competency certificate BEFORE July 10, 2014 (acquired right), the maximum apprenticeship credit will be 1,500 hours if there is a previously completed apprenticeship period; if not, the maximum apprenticeship credit will be 900 hours.

*** If the holder obtained his or her roofer apprentice competency certificate BEFORE July 10, 2014 (acquired right), the maximum apprenticeship credit will be 1,200 hours if there is a previously completed apprenticeship period; if not, the maximum apprenticeship credit will be 900 hours.

Note : The apprenticeship credit is subject to modifications as of the coming into effect of the new Ministère de l'Éducation, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche du Québec study programs and of regulatory changes.

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