Training Program

We have become a certified trade by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. Local 31 actively supports the Tile, Terrazzo & Marble Trade School (TTMTS) and Apprenticeship Program.


Apprentice Training: Course Schedule

The Union trains apprentices through the Tile, Terrazzo & Marble Trade School. During the apprenticeship period, these two courses offered through the Trade School are a requirement and must be completed by the end of the third year of apprenticeship, as the Collective Agreement states (8.11).

Course Schedule:

April 2, 2018 – June 1, 2018

July 30, 2018 – September 28, 2018

October 8, 2018 – December 7, 2018

January 7, 2019 – March 8, 2019

Each 9 week course runs Monday to Friday  7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For course applications please click [here].

Red Seal Exam Preparation Course:

Tuesday March 13, 2018 – 7:30 am to 3:00 pm

Wednesday March 14, 2018 – 7:30 am to 3:00 pm

Thursday March 15, 2018 – 7:30 am to 3:00 pm

Now accepting applications for March 2018. Space is limited so apply early.

The following requirements are mandatory for all participants:

  • MUST be a registered apprentice with the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities
  • MUST have completed both Level I and Level II in-school training courses
  • MUST have accumulated a minimum of 5600 hours of on-site training.

For course applications please click [here].

If you have any questions regarding registration or eligibility feel free to contact Robert Roppa at The Terrazzo Tile & Marble Trade School at 905-660-4816 ext. 5135 or robert@ttmgo.org.