Trade Information Page

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

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training standards may still refer to the Ontario College of Trades (the College), which has ceased operations and has been replaced by Skilled Trades Ontario.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.

Trade Listing

Find out what is required for each of the 156 recognized skilled trades in Ontario, including the number of on-the-job hours, whether the trade has a Certificate of Qualification exam and much more.

Unauthorized Workers

Individuals and businesses sanctioned for the unauthorized practice of a compulsory trade.

Complaints Against Members

The College investigates allegations of professional misconduct, incompetence or incapacity made against members of the College.

Compliance and Enforcement

Compliance and enforcement officers carry out the College’s compliance and enforcement function by conducting inspections and verifying credentials across the province.

Public Register

Search for registered apprentices and certified journeypersons and verify if they are qualified to practice a trade in Ontario.