Compliance and Enforcement Policy
The compliance and enforcement policy helps protect the public interest and ensures Ontarians feel confident that when they hire someone to fix their brakes or wire their homes that the work is being done by certified tradespeople.
Download the latest issue of Trades Today and read about some members’ journey through the TEA process, Ontario students #SkillingIt at the 2017 Skills Ontario Competition and so much more.Click here to view.
From electricians to hairstylists to chefs to automotive service techs, we benefit from the services our tradespeople have contributed in the past, work to provide today, and will continue to build in the future.
Supporting a diverse and professional skilled trades workforce.
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Chair's Award of Excellence
The Ontario College of Trades is very proud to announce the distinguished recipients of the first annual Chair’s Award of Excellence.
New Compulsory Trade
As of February 2, 2017, the trade of Sprinkler and Fire Protection Installer will be classified as compulsory. Click here
to read about the classification change for the trade.
Skilled Trades Job BoardHireWithConfidence.ca
is the College’s job bank website solely
dedicated to connecting trades-based apprentices, employers and certified journeypersons across Ontario.
Begin your search today!
Protecting the Public
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 require to legally practise this trade in Ontario. To learn more about how the College is protecting you, click here.
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