Pre-Apprenticeship Training Institute is where CLACUnion, Merit Ontario, Ontario 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.
The fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social
style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for.
Get Your Career Readiness score now.
Our graduates leave the training facility with current technical and safety training, industry standard tools and safety gear, saving both the student and the employer additional costs at the beginning of their career. Graduates' careers will lead into a multitude of options and pathways a few of which are: working in the trades, owning their own businesses, becoming trades inspectors, engineering, or teaching.