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Find trade information and apprenticeship resources, such as training standards and curriculum standards, by searching for and selecting a trade below.

  • Read the definitions to learn about the terms used in the table.

    These definitions explain the columns used in the table below.
     
    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training standards may still refer to the Ontario College of Trades (the College), which has ceased operations and has been replaced by Skilled Trades Ontario.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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Trade Name Code Classification Exam Red Seal Trade Details
Construction Millwright

426A Non-compulsory Yes View Details
Cook

415A Non-compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details
Developmental Services Worker

620D Non-compulsory No View Details
Die Designer

670D Non-compulsory No View Details
Draftsperson Tool and Die Design

614C Non-compulsory No View Details
Draftsperson – Mechanical

614A Non-compulsory No View Details
Draftsperson – Plastic Mould Design

614B Non-compulsory No View Details
Drywall Finisher and Plasterer

453A Non-compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details
Drywall, Acoustic and Lathing Applicator

451A Non-compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details
Educational Assistant

620E Non-compulsory No View Details
Electric Motor System Technician

446A Non-compulsory Yes View Details
Electrician – Construction and Maintenance

309A Compulsory Yes Red Seal Badge View Details
Electrician – Domestic and Rural

309C Compulsory Yes View Details
Electrician (Signal Maintenance)

289F Non-compulsory No View Details
Electronic Service Technician

416E Non-compulsory No View Details