Red Seal Challange

If you answer "YES" to one or both of these questions:

  • Do you have over 9600 hours in the field?
  • Have you been a glazier in another country?

Then the Glazier IP Red Seal Preparation Course is a good opportunity for you.

Glazier IP Red Seal Preparation Course

According to recent research glazier is the #2 job opportunity in North America and therefore are in high demand especially with labour shortages being at an acute stage. By furthering your education you will be furthering your ability to earn a higher income and provide yourself with more employment opportunities.

The web-based IP Red Seal Preparation Course is designed to give trained, experienced glaziers the skills to successfully write the Canadian Red Seal Certification Exam.

The Canadian Red Seal Certification Exam contains between 100 and 150 multiple choice questions with an average exam containing 125 questions. Each question has four responses, only one of which is correct. A maximum of four hours is allowed to complete the exam. The passing grade is 70%. The successful completion of this exam results in certification as a journeyperson glazier.

Under the instruction of a Red Seal Glazier Journeyperson Instructor, course participants have access to years of experience and relevant learning resources applicable to the exam. After completion of the 25 hour IP Red Seal Preparation Course, participants are prepared to write the Canadian Red Seal Certification Exam with confidence.

Please refer to IP Red Seal Preparation Course for current dates and details.

The Process


  1. Course participants must contact the Industry Training Authority of BC (ITA) to apply to write the Canadian Inter-Provincial Examination to achieve Red Seal Certification.

    For Certification Challenge Application, the forms required are here (ITA website, "Challenge Certification / Recognize Prior Experience" section).

    PLEASE NOTE: The forms must be completed prior to participating in the IP Red Seal Preparation Course

    ITA Customer Service is open from 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday for in-person and telephone inquiries:

    ITA Customer Service
    800 - 8100 Granville Ave.
    Richmond, BC V6Y 3T6
    Phone: (778) 328-8777
    Fax: (778) 328-8701
    Toll-Free 1(866) 660-6011
  2. Applicants must have a minimum of 9600 hours in the field. Forms are included in the Certification Challenge Application link provided in (1) above.
  3. All sessions will be provided through GoToTraining.
  4. All learning resources are in electrical format (no printed materials).
  5. Participants should expect to spend the equivalent time on Home Study as they spend in online sessions. For Example: If you spend 5 hours per week in online sessions, you can expect to spend another 5 hours on Home Study reviewing Learning Resources, questions, and related information.

If you have any questions regarding the IP Red Seal Preparation Course at FES-BC, please do contact us.