Piledriver and Bridgeworker

"Piledriver and Bridgeworker" means a person who constructs, installs, repairs or removes all types of deep piles and caisson foundations and other types of marine installations: such as bridges, docks, wharves, tunnels and bulkheads. Skills required are fitting, welding, rigging, form-work and timber/ concrete construction, seamanship, heavy-duty equipment operation, and environmentally safe practices.

Program Updates:

As we transition to the new Piledriver & Bridgeworker program, it is important that you are accessing the correct information. For details of changes to the program, please refer to this OPSN 2016 015

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 140.19 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 1.11 MB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.

OR

If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
  • Download(PDF 66.01 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 141.77 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 62.92 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 81.63 KB)