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    Trade Code: A unique numerical identifier for the trade.
     
    Classification: A trade is classified as either compulsory or non-compulsory. Compulsory trades require that you be a registered apprentice, Provisional Certificate of Qualification holder or Certificate of Qualification holder to legally work in the trade. Non-compulsory trades do not require you to be a registered apprentice or certified journeyperson to legally work in the trade.
     
    Exam: The trade has a written exam.
     
    Red Seal: A Red Seal is an endorsement on your provincial or territorial trade certification. It shows that you have the knowledge and skills necessary to practice your trade across Canada. Learn more about Red Seal trades.

 

Please note: Some of the documents describing trades including training standards may still refer to the Ontario College of Trades (the College), which has ceased operations and has been replaced by Skilled Trades Ontario. These documents are now being revised to reflect this change to the skilled trades system in Ontario. All other information contained in these documents continues to be relevant and accurate.

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On September 1, 2024, phased implementation of a new Curriculum Standard will begin for the following three electrical trades: Electrician - Construction and Maintenance (309A), Industrial Electrician (442A), and Electrician - Domestic and Rural (309C). For more information on this change, please see each trade's details page.

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Trade Name Trade Code Classification Exam Red Seal Trade Details
Cement (Concrete) Finisher

244G Non-compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details
Construction Boilermaker

428A Non-compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details
Construction Craft Worker

450A Non-compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details
Construction Millwright

426A Non-compulsory Yes View Details
Die Designer

670D Non-compulsory No View Details
Electrician – Construction and Maintenance

309A Compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details
General Carpenter

403A Non-compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details
Heavy Duty Equipment Technician

421A Non-compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details
Heavy Equipment Operator — Dozer

636C Non-compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details
Heavy Equipment Operator — Excavator

636B Non-compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details
Heavy Equipment Operator — Tractor Loader Backhoe

636A Non-compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details
Hoisting Engineer — Mobile Crane Operator 1

339A Compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details
Hoisting Engineer — Mobile Crane Operator 2

339C Compulsory Yes View Details
Hoisting Engineer — Tower Crane Operator

339B Compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details
Metal Fabricator (Fitter)

437A Non-compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details