In order to enter into legally enforceable contract in Toronto with a building contractor, that contractor has a mandatory requirement to have current and valid City of Toronto license that incorporates all the latest changes that may have been made by the licensing board.
To apply for some trades certification especially by electricians in every part of licensed electrician in Toronto, the workers must have a Certificate of Qualification, or C of Q. This Certificate of Qualification does certify that the tradespersons have taken the mandatorily required apprenticeship program and have passed the provincial qualification exams that assure their knowledge of trade.
In order to take the provincial qualification exam, each person must show and demonstrate their knowledge and experience in the trade of their interest. This includes completion of an apprenticeship program, the minimum time required in training that meets the industry standards as explicitly documented by a certified official and there must be affirmation by certified official that acts as a point of reference of the applicant's experience leading to certification.
Electricians normally work in both domestic and what is referred to as residential electrician and commercial buildings such as shopping malls, hotels, and offices. Their job entails following the blueprints to accurately assemble the components, connect the areas to a power source and test the electrical fixtures. They also work on alarm systems, exterior lighting communication writing, and heating plants.
As with many other trades in Toronto, Electrician must complete a five year apprenticeship that includes 90% on-the-job training and 10% in-school training.