Ontario College of Trades - Proposed Regulatory Provisions Related to Membership
Regulation - Other
Bill or Act:
Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act 2009 (OCTAA)
Summary of Decision:
The Regulation will set out the classes of membership for OCOT, the requirements for obtaining and maintaining registration with OCOT, and the terms, conditions and limitations on statements of membership and certificates issued by OCOT to members. The regulation states that the Board regulation on classes of members and registration will come into force on January 1, 2013. The College is expected to begin registration in Spring 2013. Section 37 (granting registration)and section 65 (training agreements)of OCTAA will need to be proclaimed for the College to begin registrations at this time.
March 6, 2012
Summary of Proposal:
The Ontario College of Trades (OCOT) was established to regulate all approved trades in Ontario and to modernize the apprenticeship and skilled trades system in the province.
Under section 72 of OCTAA, the OCOT Board of Governors may make regulations pertaining to a variety of subject matters, including providing for and governing classes of membership, subject to the prior review of the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) and the approval of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.
The purpose of this proposal is to seek stakeholder feedback on the proposed regulatory provisions that set out:
-The classes of membership for OCOT,
-The requirements for obtaining and maintaining registration with
-The terms, conditions and limitations on statements of membership
and certificates issued by OCOT to members.
Ontario College of Trades
655 Bay Street, Suite 500
January 1, 2013