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Looking into other information related to the Alliance, apprenticeship, our partners and resources specifically related to 309A Construction and Maintenance Electricians. These links should be investigated so that applicants can ensure they are aware of not only the specifics of apprenticeship, but also the skill sets and essential skills required by 309A Electricians.

Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training, and Skills Development

This is the Government agency responsible for apprenticeship in Ontario. There will be specific details related to the legislation and requirements associated with an apprenticeship as well as additional links for further careers and jobs.

416-326-5800

 

There are 32 Employment Ontario apprenticeship offices across the province of Ontario.

 

MLITSD

Skilled Trades Ontario

The Skilled Trades Ontario is an industry-driven, professional regulatory body that regulates and promotes skilled trades in Ontario. 

(855) 299-0028

 

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 353

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 353 represents approximately 11,000 members who work in a variety of electrical disciplines, such as: NCS (Network Cabling Specialist), ICI (Industrial, Commercial, Institutional), LRR (Low-Rise Residential).

(416) 510-3530

 IBEW

 

Greater Toronto Electrical Contractors Association

The Greater Toronto Electrical Contractors Association represents electrical contractors in the Greater Toronto Area in industrial, commercial, institutional, high-rise residential, low-rise residential, line/utility, and communications construction service markets. The Greater Toronto Electrical Contractors Association is responsible for funding and providing direction, in conjunction with the IBEW LU 353, for the Alliance.

(416) 391-3226

GTECA 

 

Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario

The Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario serves and represents the interests of the electrical contracting industry across Canada. ECAO has been committed to addressing the needs of the industry by providing a variety of services directly to the members and representing the industry to government and industry colleagues. ECAO has 500 employer members that employ over 17,000 IBEW workers across Ontario.
1(800) 387-3226

ECAO 

Canadian Apprenticeship Forum

The national hub for apprenticeship information and the people who support trades training. 

CAF 

NETCO

NETCO is Canada's National Electrical Trade Council. As an alliance of the Canadian Electrical Contractors Association and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in Canada, NETCO is the authoritative, pan-Canadian voice of electrical contractors and IBEW local unions representing apprentices and journeypersons in every province and territory. NETCO's mandate is to promote national standards in electrical skills training and to advocate on policy issues of importance to our partner organizations.

 NETCO

 

Red Seal Endorsement

The Red Seal Program is the Canadian standard of excellence for skilled trades. It sets common standards to assess the skills of tradespersons across Canada. Tradespersons who meet the Red Seal standards receive a Red Seal endorsement on their Provincial/Territorial trade certificates. This allows a journeyperson to move across Canada for employment with having to become certified in the individual Province or Territory. There is also information related to the Certificate of Qualification Exam and financial support for apprentices.

 

Government of Canada

A series of tools have been developed to help individuals investigate the workplace essential skills required by 309A Construction Electricians. This link will help outline and describe the skill sets necessary to be successful in this career. They provide specific examples as well as explain why they are deemed ‘essential’. Every applicant should read all of the content to ensure they are aware of the job related skills outlined so they are fully aware of the on the job demands of this career.

 

Skills Canada

Another opportunity for applicants to investigate skilled trades and technology in Canada. This site will provide additional information describing what is required of a 309A Construction and Maintenance Electricians on the job. Every applicant should read all of the content to ensure they are aware of the job related skills outlined so they are fully aware of the on the job demands of this career.

 

 

Employment and Social Development Canada

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) works to improve the standard of living and quality of life for all Canadians. Applicants will be able to explore careers as well as the nine (9) essential skills required if you wish to become a 309A Construction and Maintenance Electrician.

 

Ontario College of Trades

The Ontario College of Trades is an industry-driven, professional regulatory body that regulates and promotes the skilled trades in Ontario. One of the main responsibilities of the College is to ensure that individuals performing the skills of compulsory trades have the training and certification required to legally practice in a trade in Ontario.
The College is also responsible for:
Issuing certificates of qualification and statements of membershipEstablishing apprenticeship programs and other training programsMaintaining a public registry of its membersThe process for determining appropriate apprentice to journeyperson ratiosThe process for trade classification reviewsEstablishing the scope of practice for trades
There is a plethora of information on this site related to apprenticeship and trades in Ontario. Specifically, applicants can investigate the actual course content they will study at Trade School and the required skill sets they will need to master while completing their apprenticeship.
(855) 299-0028

 

Canadian Apprenticeship Forum

Another opportunity for applicants to investigate apprenticeships. The national hub for apprenticeship information and the people who support trades training.

 

Employment Insurance for Apprentices

If you have been referred by your province or territory to attend full-time technical training (sometimes referred to as block-release training), you may be eligible to receive Employment Insurance (EI) benefits while unemployed and attending your course.

 

 

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