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  1. Master Electrician - Ontario, Canada (Multiple Locations)

    Looking To Hire
    Osborne is currently working with Canada’s leading HVAC provider in hiring talented, skilful Master Electricians for their first-class service teams. This company prides itself on the strength of its longstanding customer relationships and the quality of its staff members, systems and equipment...
  2. UK electrician currently without red seal

    New Member Introductions
    Hi there! I have recently moved to Toronto and would be great to gain some electrical experience whilst here. I have applied for a few positions, including 1st year apprentice but would just like a second opinion on whether i am chasing my tail without the Ca credentials? I have 8 years...
  3. (Ontario) Working with an EC before getting registered

    Canadian Electrical Forum
    I've received an offer for work from a small-scale EC in my area. I'm trying not to get too excited, because something seems a bit off. He says I'll work for him on a probationary basis for 3 months and then get registered if all goes well in that time. I've been told by many ECs to watch out...
  4. Advice on certifications to get in Canada/Ontario?

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    So I'm trying to get registered as a 1st year apprentice and I'm looking to make myself as marketable as possible. I'm wondering about certifications and licenses I can get at this beginning stage of my career to make me valuable to employers. I have Ontario Working at Heights, WHMIS, WHSA and...
  5. Advice on certifications to get in Canada/Ontario? (Apprentice)

    Canadian Electrical Forum
    [DELETE] Advice on certifications to get in Canada/Ontario? (Apprentice) Moved to Apprentice section after all.
  6. Where to look to become a 309A? (Ontario; ICI; Construction & Maintenance)

    Electrician Apprentice Forum
    I've been intent for a long time now on becoming an electrician in the Industrial/Commercial/Institutional (ICI) sector. In Ontario, that particular license is the 309A -- Construction & Maintenance. I applied to Toronto's JAC intake in 2015 but wasn't successful. I moved to Hamilton recently...
  7. Getting into the trades in Ontario Canada

    New Member Introductions
    First off, welcome to the site. Just to save a few posts and searching here for you on advice on getting into the trades in Ontario, Canada: Start HERE this is essentially the starting point for apprenticeships in Ontario. They will have ALL your answers to getting into the trades in Ontario...
  8. Help!

    General Electrical Discussion
    I recently got hired as a labourer for an electrical company in Ontario, Canada. The owner told me he wants to make me an apprentice but is unsure about the ratios of Journeyman to Apprentices there are 5 people in the company 3 journeyman and 2 labourer's who are both aspiring apprentices. Can...
  9. mobile credit card payment options

    Canadian Electrical Forum
    What's everyone using for mobile credit card payments. Specifically for your iPhone. Who's the cheapest? Who's got good service? Which is easy to use? Any feedback appreciated.
  10. Greetings from Toronto, Canada

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all, new to the forum (well - to forums in general), and was wondering if anyone here is from Toronto? I guess a lot of the discussions on the forum are area-specific. I'm an HVAC gal looking forward to learning and contributing. Jamie
  11. looking to enter trade!

    General Electrical Discussion
    I am a 20 year old male living in the GTA and have been trying to find an employer to hire me on as an apprentice for a while. I have also applied to the union last year but never got in, so was wondering if anyone can provide me with some suggestions. I have applied to a few pre-apprenticeship...
  12. Wanted Ontario Electrical Code 2012 book/pdf/cdrom

    Electrician Swap
    Hello everyone, I am in urgent need of the Ontario Electrical Code 2012 book, either hard copy, pdf or Cd-Rom. Please message me if you have a copy for sale. Located in Toronto. Can send payment Paypal, EMT, western union, direct deposit, etc. Or pay cash in the GTA area! Thanks
  13. Newbie seeking info on Electrical Techniques course (Canada)

    New Member Introductions
    Hi folks, I am a 27-year old from Ontario, Canada. My father is currently a near retirement master electrician, my grandfather was also an electrician. Both worked at the very same company their entire careers. I was just accepted at Sheridan Tech College outside of Toronto for their...
  14. Solar PV Installation in Ontario - Commercial 600V

    General Electrical Discussion
    Anybody w/experience installing a solar PV system in Canada/Ontario? I am talking about 10kW to 50 kW commercial w/600Vac. Are there any solar inverters (Xantrex, SatCon, others) with 600Vac output? Is it better to use an US-solar inverter for 480V with a transformer? Any help is appreciated...