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Professions and Trades

Sheet Metal Workers

Ontario College of Trades​


The Ontario College of Trades (OCOT) is the governing body for compulsory trades in Ontario. The Office of the Fairness Commissioner (OFC) oversees the registration practices of the college to ensure that they are transparent, objective, impartial and fair for anyone who wants to practise as a journeyperson in a compulsory trade in this province.​​

 2019

2019

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​
Applications to Practise Processed by OCOT for the Sheet Metal Workers in 2019
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1,105140241,125
Applicants who became members83611001848​

 2018

2018

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​
Applications to Practise Processed by OCOT for the Sheet Metal Workers in 2018
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received95334152995
Applicants who became members66412001677

 2017

2017

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​
Applications to Practise Processed by OCOT for the Sheet Metal Workers in 2017
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received986431411,035
Applicants who became members70015000715

 2016

2016

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​
Applications to Practise Processed by OCOT for the Sheet Metal Workers in 2016
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received9177000924
Applicants who became members7980000798

 2015

2015

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​
Applications to Practise Processed by OCOT for the Sheet Metal Workers in 2015
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received33516142358
Applicants who became members32013001334

 2014

2014

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​
Applications to Practise Processed by OCOT for the Sheet Metal Workers in 2014
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1,136160101,153
Applicants who became members59316001610

 2013

2013

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2013

Applications to Practise Processed by OCOT for the Sheet Metal Workers in 2013
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received7,970011718,043
Applicants who became members7,970011718,043

Quick Facts

Number of Sheet Metal Workers8,572
Number of Internationally Trained Sheet Metal Workers *0

* Please note that the Ontario College of Trades does not currently collect the source of their members' education


The Top Five Source Countries For Internationally Trained Sheet Metal Workers, 2019

Largest NumberIran
Second Largest NumberU.K.
Third Largest Number
Fourth Largest Number
Fifth Largest Number
Number of Applicants2
The Ontario College of Trades falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. The OFC does not assess credentials, handle complaints or intervene in particular cases. Our mandate is one of systemic change. Please contact the OCOT for further information about your ability to practise as a journeyperson in a compulsory trade in Ontario.
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