Construction Boot Camp

This 4-week program offers the essential safety certification, hands-on skills, and workplace awareness to begin working in the construction and maintenance industry.


Program Length
4 weeks
Currently Offered In
  • Calgary
  • Edmonton


This 4-week Electrical Construction Boot Camp offers the essential safety certification, hands-on electrical skills and workplace awareness to begin working in the construction industry.

This program is designed to prepare you to succeed as an entry-level worker in the construction and maintenance industry. Students will receive basic safety certifications, learn how to read blueprints and get hands-on skills training.

Courses and Skills

  • Basic safety certifications (CSTS, WHMIS, First Aid & CPR, Fall Protection, etc.)
  • Hands-on skills training
  • Blueprint reading
  • Workplace culture and financial literacy
  • Interview & resume workshops to support employment
  • Ongoing mentorship and support through alumni advisors

Admission Requirements

What you need to apply

  • Must be an Alberta resident
  • A class 5 driver’s licence (recommended)
  • Passing mark in all 5 Canadian GED tests


  • Canadian high school transcripts with the minimum requirements: at least 50% in English 20-2, Math 20-3 and Science 10 (older Alberta courses and out of province courses and be assessed for equivalences)

We do not require a high school diploma for this program; however, applicants will take an assessment for basic math, science, and reading skills and will need to meet a minimum score.

Applicants will also need to complete a variety of steps as part of their application.

Program Cost

  • Tuition for this program is sponsored by the Government of Alberta
  • Additional funding and awards may be available to support living expenses while in the program.

Employment Opportunities

Upon completion, graduates will be interviewed with WBF Employment Partners for potential employment in an entry-level construction role.

Graduates of this program are likely to secure employment as a general labourer or construction trades helper.

Upcoming Cohorts

Register for an information session

Construction Boot Camp – Electrical virtual information session

  • April 25, 2024 at 6 p.m.

Register Now