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November 3, 2021
Skilled Newcomers in Construction Program 2021-2022


DATE: Wednesday, December 15, 2021.

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.

Proof of Full Vaccination for Covid-19


8 week unpaid classroom component: Jan. 4th – February 25 ,2022  

8 week paid work experience:  February 28-April 22,2022·   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, and proof of full vaccination (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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