Electrician – Domestic and Rural

An Electrician — Domestic and Rural plans/layouts, assembles, connects, installs, repairs, inspects, tests, verifies, maintains and commissions electrical systems specifically in houses, small dwellings and/or farms. He/she also measures, cuts, threads, bends, assembles and installs conduits, electrical conductor enclosures and supports. Electrical systems may include heating, lighting, power digital, communication, control and security systems. Specifically, an Electrician — Domestic and Rural:

  • lays out, assembles, installs, repairs, maintains, connects and/or tests electrical systems
  • plans installations from blueprints, sketches/specifications, and installs all electrical and electronic devices
  • systematically diagnoses faults in electrical and electronic components
  • measures, cuts, threads, bends, assembles and installs conduits and other electrical conductor enclosures
  • splices and terminates electrical conductors
  • tests electrical and electronic equipment to ensure they are functioning properly

The new Electrical Trades’ Curriculum Standard will be phased in over multiple years.

  • The new 2024 level 1 will be implemented by all TDAs as of September 1, 2024.
  • The new 2024 level 2 will be implemented by all TDAs as of September 1, 2025.
  • The new 2024 levels 3 & 4 will be implemented by all TDAs as of September 1, 2026. Level 4 does not apply to 309C.
  • Existing 2003 Curriculum levels expire on the August 31st date prior to implementation of the new level.

Truck-Trailer Service Technician

A Truck-Trailer Service Technician inspects, diagnoses, maintains, rebuilds, assembles and repairs transport trailers connected to or moved by a power unit including flat decks, dry freight vans, refrigerated vans, tankers, converters, boosters, jeeps, pole trailers, steering dollies, dump trailers and any other commercial pull-type units. Specifically, a Truck-Trailer Service Technician performs work on:

  • electrical systems
  • landing gear assemblies and trailer frames and bodies
  • hitching/coupling systems
  • suspension systems, tires, wheels, rims, hubs and axles
  • air and auxiliary systems
  • braking systems and hydraulic systems
  • heating and refrigeration systems and ventilation devices

Red Seal Badge Red Seal trade

Fuel and Electrical Systems Technician

A Fuel and Electrical Systems Technician engages in the repair and maintenance of motor vehicles by:

  • Diagnosing faults in, installing, repairing and removing, ignition and charging and starting systems, panel instruments, wiring, and other electrical and electronic systems and equipment
  • Diagnosing faults in, repairing and adjusting fuel systems, engine management systems and emission control systems
  • Diagnosing faults in, installing, inspecting, maintaining and removing air-conditioning and refrigeration and heating systems

Hairstylist

A Hairstylist performs a range of hairstyling services including cutting, designing colouring, permanent waving, relaxing and straightening. Specifically, a Hairstylist:

  • performs health, safety and sanitization procedures
  • performs routine salon functions and service fundamentals
  • treats scalp and hair
  • cuts and styles hair
  • performs chemical treatments such as waving, relaxing, and straightening
  • performs colour services
  • works with wigs, hairpieces and extensions

Red Seal Badge Red Seal trade

Hairstylist is an Interprovincial Red Seal trade, but Ontario does not currently offer a Red Seal Endorsement. Candidates who complete the requirements of the Ontario Hairstylist apprenticeship program or qualify through our Trade Equivalency Assessment program and successfully challenge the Certification of Qualification exam, will receive a provincial Certificate of Qualification only.

Hoisting Engineer — Mobile Crane Operator 1

A Hoisting Engineer — Mobile Crane Operator 1 maintains and operates conventional lattice and telescopic boom mobile cranes that can lift, move, position and place materials and equipment weighing more than 16,000 pounds, such as concrete, steel, gravel and other construction supplies and machinery at construction and industrial sites, ports, factories, warehouses, dockyards or rail yards. Specifically, a Hoisting Engineer — Mobile Crane Operator 1:

  • performs pre‐operational inspections
  • prepares and transports cranes
  • assembles and dismantles cranes
  • plans crane ‘lifts’ including calculating crane capacity and determining load weights
  • sets up, positions and stabilizes the crane before the ‘lift’
  • performs various rigging procedures

Red Seal Badge Red Seal trade

Hoisting Engineer — Mobile Crane Operator 2

A Hoisting Engineer — Mobile Crane Operator 2 maintains and operates hydraulically controlled mobile cranes capable of lifting, moving, positioning and placing materials and equipment weighing more than 16,000 pounds but no more than 30,000 pounds, such as concrete, steel, gravel and other construction supplies and machinery at construction and industrial sites, ports, factories, warehouses, dockyards or rail yards. Specifically, a Hoisting Engineer — Mobile Crane Operator 2:

  • performs pre‐operational inspections
  • prepares and transports cranes
  • assembles and dismantles cranes
  • plans crane ‘lifts’ including calculating crane capacity and determining load weights
  • sets up, positions and stabilizes the crane before the ‘lift’
  • performs various rigging procedures
  • performs maintenance on cranes

Hoisting Engineer — Tower Crane Operator

A Hoisting Engineer — Tower Crane Operator maintains and operates tower cranes to lift, move, position and place materials and equipment, working in construction, surface mining, shipbuilding, offshore drilling rigs and railway settings. Specifically, a Hoisting Engineer — Tower Crane Operator:

  • performs pre‐operational inspections
  • plans crane ‘lifts’ including calculating crane capacity and determining load weight
  • performs rigging
  • participates in setting up, dismantling and jacking cranes
  • performs regular inspections, minor repairs and maintenance

Red Seal Badge Red Seal trade

Motorcycle Technician

A Motorcycle Technician repairs, services, overhauls, inspects and tests motorcycles for faults and road worthiness. Specifically, a Motorcycle Technician:

  • performs diagnosis and repairs motorcycle systems, including: engines and drive lines; fuel systems; charging, starting, ignition, lighting and other electrical systems; cooling systems; chassis and steering systems; front and rear suspensions; braking and anti-lock systems; tires and wheels; sidecars and trikes (three-wheeled motorcycles)
  • prepares motorcycles for delivery
  • performs safety inspections
  • performs scheduled maintenance

Red Seal Badge Red Seal trade

Plumber

A Plumber installs, repairs and maintains piping systems, fixtures and other plumbing equipment used for water distribution, drainage and waste disposal. Specifically, a Plumber:

  • lays out, assembles, installs, maintains and repairs piping, fixtures and other components for the supply or disposal of water for any domestic or industrial purpose
  • connects any appliance that uses water
  • installs the piping for any process, including the conveyance of gas, or any tubing for a pneumatic or air-handling system
  • reads and understands design drawings, manufacturers’ literature, and installation diagrams for piping and appliances

Red Seal Badge Red Seal trade

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic

A Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic works on refrigeration, cooling and combined heating cooling combination systems including geo-exchange systems in residential, industrial, commercial, and institutional settings. Specifically, a Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic:

  • plans, lays out, installs, starts-up, connects, maintains, services, repairs, tests, verifies, commissions and decommissions refrigeration and air conditioning systems, electronic components and their accessories
  • installs and connects piping for the purpose of conveying all types of refrigerants used for both primary and secondary heating and cooling
  • checks efficiency outputs and parameters; inspects and checks operation and integrity of components; determines set points; replaces defective, leaking, discolored and worn components; performs shut-downs and lock outs; makes adjustments to pressures and controls; cleans and lubricates components; checks calibrations; reassembles and repairs components and systems; starts-up, tests and charges the systems
  • measures, cuts, bends, threads and connects pipe to functional components and utilities and services, tests, adjusts, commissions and decommissions the system

Red Seal Badge Red Seal trade