Concrete Finisher - Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification
Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
Apprenticeship training is not available for this occupation.
An individual desiring certification as a journeyperson in New Brunswick in the concrete finisher occupation is required to meet one of the criteria as stipulated in Board Order GC001, “Requirements to Obtain a Certificate of Qualification.”
A person who has gained the equivalent of 5400 hours of practical experience in the concrete finisher occupation may apply to challenge the certification examination. Successful candidates will receive a New Brunswick Certificate of Qualification. In most instances, an Interprovincial Red Seal will be affixed to the document.
For more information, please see the corresponding board order for this occupation under Tasks, Activities and Functions of a Designated Occupation.
Qualified journeypersons are familiar with the materials, tools, principles and skills required in the concrete finisher occupation.
Concrete finishers place, finish and protect concrete surfaces. They work on a variety of surfaces and structures such as concrete floors, walls, sidewalks, stairs, driveways, curbs and gutters, stairs, dams, bridges and tunnels. They apply various finishes to concrete surfaces such as architectural, exposed, acid-stained, patterned, stamped, broomed overlays and smooth finishes. They install expansion joints and edge the concrete surfaces and install fixtures such as anchor bolts, steel plates and door sills. They also apply membranes and other waterproofing products to concrete. Materials that concrete finishers work with include concrete, grouts, site-cured plastics, exotics, epoxies, polyurethanes and acrylic.
Changes To Fees
This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).
|Fee Description||Rate in $||Effective Date|
|Interprovincial Standards Examination||200.00||2013-04-01|
|Certificate of Qualification Examination||2013-04-01|
|Certificate of Qualification based on "out-of-province journeyperson status"||150.00||2012-08-01|
|Replacement of Certification Documents||20.00||2013-04-01|
|Tuition Fees - Technical Training weekly rate||85.00||2013-08-01|
|Certificate of Qualification Challenger Assessment Fee||100.00||2012-08-01|
|Prior Learning Assessment||100.00||2012-08-01|
|Replacement of Photo Identification Card||20.00||2012-08-01|
|Assessment of Foreign Credentials||100.00||2012-08-01|