Welcome to your Ontario
Building and Construction
Trades Hub

Everything you need to start your career in the unionized construction industry.
Construction Training & Apprenticeship Ontario (CTAO) provides a one-stop shop of educational tools and materials for applicants pursuing pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship opportunities in the skilled trades.

Explore the Trades

There are many career options! Do you know what trade is a good fit for you?
Check out the Unionized construction skilled trades here.

Architectural Glass & Metal Technician

Concrete Pump Operator

Construction Millwright

Electrician - Construction & Maintenance

General Carpenter

Heavy Equipment Operators (Tractor Loader Backhoe / Excavator / Dozer)

Ironworker - Structural & Ornamental


Reinforcing Rodworker

Sheet Metal Worker

Terrazzo, Tile & Marble Setter

Brick & Stone Mason

Construction Boilermaker

Drywall Finisher & Plasterer

Elevating Devices Mechanic

Hazardous Materials Worker

Hoisting Engineer - Mobile Crane Operator

Painter & Decorator (Commercial & Residential)

Precast Concrete (Erector / Finisher)

Restoration Mason

Sprinkler & Fire Protection Installer

Cement (Concrete) Finisher

Construction Craft Worker

Drywall, Acoustic & Lathing Applicator

Floor Covering Installer

Heat & Frost Insulator

Hoisting Engineer - Tower Crane Operator

Painter & Decorator (Industrial)

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic



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Provincial Building & Construction Trades Council of Ontario
Partner Programs
Tomorrow’s Trades is a workforce development program that equips individuals interested in pursuing a career in skilled trades with the construction sector essential skills needed to become a high-quality apprentice.