Apprenticeships

2016 Carpenters’ union contest replicates real-life tasks

Held at Carpenters Local 397’s union hall, the two-day event saw Local 27, Toronto, take home top honours in carpentry and floor installation. Hamilton’s Local 18 representative won the drywall competition.
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We offer 3 highly skilled apprenticeship programs:

General Carpenter

This 7200 hour apprenticeship program is comprised of three levels of trade school as well as job specific mandatory training programs and on-the-job training. This is a partnership between the union, Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU), and Ontario College of Trades (OCOT).

Upon completion of all elements of the program, apprentices will be obligated to challenge their Certificate of Qualification (C of Q) to obtain their Red Seal Certificate.


Acoustic/Drywall

This 5400 hour apprenticeship program is comprised of two levels of trade school and on-the-job training. This is a partnership between the union, Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU), and Ontario College of Trades (OCOT).

Upon completion of all elements of the program, apprentices will be obligated to challenge their Certificate of Qualification (C of Q) to obtain their Red Seal Certificate.


Resilient Floor Layers

This 6000 hour apprenticeship program is comprised of two levels of trade school as well as on-the-job training. This is a partnership between the union, Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU), and Ontario College of Trades (OCOT).

Upon completion of all elements of the program, apprentices will be obligated to challenge their Certificate of Qualification (C of Q) to obtain their Red Seal Certificate