Looking to explore the opportunities in the skilled trades? The College has some great tips and resources to get you started down a path to a rewarding career in one of Ontario’s 156 skilled trades. To learn more, click here
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 required to legally practise this trade in Ontario. To learn more about how the College is protecting you, click here.
Trades Today - Summer 2014
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.
The College’s Trade Membership System will be unavailable due to a maintenance outage starting Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 7:00 a.m. until Sunday, September 21, 2014 7:00 p.m. Learn more.
Click here to view the College’s new Strategic Plan – by the trades, for the trades.
Click here to view the 2013 Annual Report.
Click here to view the Annual Meeting of Members (AMM) agenda and audio recording.