Review Panels Call for Submissions on Apprenticeship Ratios

Fourth Group of Reviews of Apprenticeship Ratios Now in Effect

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW/ -


The review of apprenticeship ratios signals the College's commitment to its future members and stakeholders to solicit their feedback and hear their voices on issues that impact their practices and businesses across the province. The College believes that the open and transparent review of these ratios is an important step in promoting fairness and safety in the workplace.

Review Panels are calling for submissions on the journeyperson to apprentice ratios from the fourth groups of trades, which includes:

  • Group D-17:  Drywall, acoustic & lathing applicator; Drywall finisher and plasterer
  • Group D-18:  Electrician: construction and maintenance; Electrician: domestic and rural

Guidelines for submission and additional information about the process and deadlines can be found on the College's website at and click on the section "Ratio Reviews".

Submissions for the next groups will be accepted beginning December 21st. This grouping includes:

  • Group D-19:  General carpenter
  • Group D-20:  Powerline technician
  • Group D-21:  Sprinkler & fire protection installer

Further information will be provided on the College website on December 21, 2012.


  • The Ontario College of Trades represents more than 150 skilled trades - tradespersons, apprentices and employers - across the province.
  • When fully-operational, the College will:
    • Regulate persons practicing in skilled trades in Ontario and employers who employ them;
    • Promote trades and apprenticeship;
    • Give the skilled trades sector ownership of decisions critical to their practices and businesses


To learn more about the Ontario College of Trades, please visit our website.

SOURCE: Ontario College of Trades

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