Skills Training

The CFLRA is pleased to welcome Mr. Jack Cerqueira as its new Provincial Training Instructor. Jack brings more than 40 year experience to help employers and workers with apprenticeship and skills upgrading. Click here to contact Jack by email.

Concrete Finishing is a voluntary trade defined by the national Red-Seal Concrete Finisher Occupational Standard. Click here for more information.

In addition to the finishing of concrete for interior concrete floors and exterior pavements, Concrete Finishers also apply a variety of architectural finishes including imprinted concrete, exposed aggregate, polished concrete, stains & dyes and epoxy floor systems. Concrete Finisher journeyman earn some of the highest wages in the construction industry making this trade both creative and rewarding.

If you are interested in becoming a Concrete Finisher apprentice, please contact Mr. Jack Cerqueira or the Labourer’s International Union of North America or the Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons Local 598 regarding Concrete Finisher apprentice training programs at their union facilities: