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Trade up! Find your passion in the Skilled Trades.

As one of Ontario’s leading providers of apprenticeship and skilled trades training, we can help you determine which trade is the right fit for you.

Explore our Apprenticeship & Skilled Trades Programs

Hear from our graduates

The hands-on shop portion of the program was so beneficial because when you get out in the field if you have a little bit of background knowledge, it goes a long way.
Joanna Palma
Electrical Apprentice, Guild Electric, Graduate 2010, Construction Trades Techniques Program

Certificate Programs

Plumbing Techniques (T165)

The Plumbing Techniques program covers residential, commercial and industrial applications in the plumbing industry, paying particular attention to residential plumbing. It is a hands-on program that may benefit anyone seeking to enter an apprenticeship or any construction-related career path.

Welding Techniques (T166)

This one-year Welding Techniques program prepares students with practical, hands-on experience that applies the technical theory and elements of the welding field. Our state of the art welding lab includes 26 individual stations that allow students to train in a controlled environment.

Electrical Techniques (T167)

This program focuses on building a working knowledge of electricity and electronics in relation to residential and commercial applications. The program covers installation, testing, maintenance, analysis and troubleshooting of specified electrical circuits, equipment and systems under the supervision of a qualified person.

Diploma Programs

Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technician (T160)

This two-year diploma program develops the ability to size, install and maintain building environmental systems for the residential and light commercial sector. You will gain solid skills and knowledge in design, operation and maintenance of environmental systems, in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R).

Advanced Diploma Programs

Building Renovation Technology (T148)

This three-year advanced diploma program is designed to teach you new construction and building renovation skills from both an applied perspective and a management perspective, including carpentry techniques and new materials applications while providing a solid understanding of the renovation-related trades.

Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology (T162)

This 3-year program has been developed to address the current and future needs of the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry. In the first two years, you will study residential and some light commercial systems. In the third year, there is an additional focus on commercial systems.

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