Table 4 
Registrations and certifications, Red Seal trades, 20161 

Registrations and certifications, Red Seal trades, 2016
  Registrations and certifications Share of total
  number %
Total registrations 417,306 100.0
Total registrations in non-Red Seal trades 86,625 20.8
Total registrations in Red Seal trades 330,681 79.2
Red Seal trades with highest number of registrations (top 10) 216,876 52.0
Construction electrician 54,582 13.1
Carpenter 42,972 10.3
Automotive service technician 22,827 5.5
Plumber 20,106 4.8
Welder 16,290 3.9
Hairstylist 14,373 3.4
Steamfitter/pipefitter 14,145 3.4
Heavy duty equipment technician 11,223 2.7
Cook 10,296 2.5
Industrial mechanic (millwright) 10,062 2.4
Registrations in other Red Seal trades 113,805 27.3
Total certificates issued 55,230 100.0
Total non-Red Seal certificates issued 30,585 55.4
Total Red Seal certificates issued in Red Seal trades1 24,645 44.6
Red Seal trades with highest number of Red Seal certificates issued (top 10)1 17,406 31.5
Construction electrician 5,250 9.5
Automotive service technician 2,346 4.2
Welder 1,866 3.4
Plumber 1,647 3.0
Carpenter 1,425 2.6
Industrial mechanic (millwright) 1,407 2.5
Steamfitter/pipefitter 1,023 1.9
Truck and transport mechanic 903 1.6
Heavy duty equipment technician 798 1.4
Cook 741 1.3
Red Seal certificates issued in other Red Seal trades1 7,239 13.1
Note(s):
  • Provinces and territories, which provide the data for this release, make operational and administrative changes related to the training and certification of the trades within their jurisdictions. Since the first iteration of this statistical product, changes have occurred in all provinces and territories that affect historical comparisons. For further information on operational and administrative changes that have occurred over the years see the Registered Apprenticeship Information System Guide.
  • Sums do not add up to totals as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
CANSIM tables 477-0072 and 477-0101.
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