The Pre-Apprenticeship Training Institute is specifically focused on meeting the recruitment and training needs of the skilled trades industry. We offer comprehensive pre-apprenticeship training, non-pre-apprenticeship construction training and safety training programs.
Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs: prepare students with the hands on skills and knowledge required to pursue an apprenticeship in the skilled trades. Our Career Development department works closely with students and employers to help secure an apprenticeship after training. Click for a complete list of Pre-Apprenticeship Training programs.
Construction Training Programs: prepare students with the hands on skills and knowledge to begin working in the construction industry after graduation. Our Career Development department works closely with students to help them prepare resumes, job search, practice interview skills and connects them with employers. Click for a complete list of Construction Training programs.
Safety Training Programs: receive the safety training you need at one of our fully equipped campus locations. Safety training available at our Toronto and Cambridge campus and online. Click for a list of our Safety Training programs.
The Pre-Apprenticeship Training Institute (PAT) prepares students for a career in skilled trades in a cost effective, timely manner, meeting the specific needs of employers as they arise. Graduates obtain hands-on experience by training in a two storey, framed structure simulating real world conditions. Employers hire PAT graduates because of their hands-on training, our thorough screening process and our recognition as an approved training facility of both Merit Ontario and CLAC Union.
We offer convenient scheduling options and evening classes to best suit your busy schedule. The PAT Institute is a Private Career College registered under the PCCA 2005, PCC branch of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, specializing in recruitment and training for the skilled trades.
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