About Us

Pre-Apprenticeship Training Institute is where CLAC UnionMerit OntarioOntario Electrical League and Progressive Contractors Association train. Students are trained by industry professionals to meeting today’s construction standards.

PAT Admissions And Registration

Start your career in the Trades and apply to PAT in three easy steps. We accept men and women that are looking for access to high paying technical positions in various trades. In order to begin the application process please contact our Admissions team to book an appointment.

To contact the Toronto or Cambridge Campus directly please call 1(888) 501-9272.

Apply with 3 Steps:

Step 1
You will be required to provide the following documents:
1. A resume
2. Two pieces of valid Government Identification
3. Two letters of work references
4. A copy of your Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), GED or equivalent
Please note that applicants who have not acquired an Ontario Secondary School Diploma, GED or equivalent are required to write an Admissions Entrance Test.

Step 2
Onsite tests may include:
1. An aptitude test
2. A Mathematics test
3. An Admissions Entrance Test
Please allow 45 minutes to 1.5 hours for each appointment.

Step 3
The application review and process time is 1-2 weeks.

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