Registration Open for New Grader Training in Edmonton

Monday, January 30, 2023

Training Location and Time 
Registration is now open for new grader candidates. The session will take place on Tuesday, March 21st and Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023, with the option to write the CFIA grader practical exam on the morning of Thursday, March 23rd. This in-person training will take place in the Emerald-Lakeview event space at the Hampton Inn by Hilton Sherwood Park, 950 Emerald Dr, Sherwood Park AB T8H 0W6, 1-780-449-1609. 

Hotel Details 
To secure a special rate of $129 on standard Queen/Queen or Executive King guest rooms, go to and enter Sherwood Park in the Where To? field followed by SCG in the Special Rate/Group Code field prior to March 6th. All rates include the Hampton breakfast experience, their "On the House" hot breakfast buffet. 

Registration Details 
Registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis, and we can only accept 15 participants in this session. If you are interested, please email “Grader Training” in your subject line to: and we will send you a PayPal link for $680 + tax = $714.00 so that you can pay online by credit card. The first 15 people to pay will be registered and sent the CFIA evaluation questionnaire, which must be completed and returned as soon as possible. You will need to complete this questionnaire if you intend to take the CFIA evaluation on Thursday, March 23rd. CFIA requires this information to prepare the training kits and make arrangements for the CFIA practical exam.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Dianne Blais at


Roy van Wyk
Director of Client Strategy and Solutions