TORONTO — The Ontario College of Trades recently announced that journeyperson-to-apprentice ratio reviews are now taking place. Review panels have been struck and are calling for submissions on the journeyperson-to-apprentice ratios in groups of trades that impact the HVACR industry. Residential and commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems mechanics, plumbers, steamfitters, residential sheet metal installers, and sheet metal workers are scheduled for review in October and November. Individuals working within the electrician trade are scheduled for review in November and December. The Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) will be engaged in this process.

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Publication date: 04/23/2012