One of the main responsibilities of the Ontario College of Trades is to ensure that individuals performing the skills of a compulsory trade have the training and certification required to legally practise this trade in Ontario. To learn more about how the College is protecting you, click here.
Introducing Trades Today
A bigger, better, brand new in-depth magazine from the College. This new quarterly magazine will feature information about the College, profile members and the positive impact trades professionals are having on our economy. Read now.
Why Join the College
Members have a competitive edge – through the public register, consumers will be confident that the members they are dealing with are certified to high industry standards. Qualified tradespeople have worked hard for their credentials. As a College, we’ll protect and promote that competitive edge. Learn more.
Trades in Ontario
The Ontario College of Trades currently regulates 156 skilled trades, of which 22 are compulsory, meaning only certified (licensed) workers, journeypersons, journeyperson candidates or registered apprentices can work in that trade.
To view the full listing of Trades in Ontario click here to Learn more.
Did you know the Client Services Call Centre hours have changed? Learn more.
Ready to take your Certificate of Qualification exam? Download the College’s new Exam Preparation Guide to help you prepare. Learn more.
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