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Hoisting Engineers - Tower Crane Operator

Ontario College of Trades​


The Ontario College of Trades (OCOT) is the governing body for compulsory trades in Ontario. The Office of the Fairness Commissioner (OFC) oversees the registration practices of the college to ensure that they are transparent, objective, impartial and fair for anyone who wants to practise as a journeyperson in a compulsory trade in this province.​​

 2019

2019

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​
Applications to Practise Processed by OCOT for the Hoisting Engineers - Tower Crane Operator in 2019
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1626020170
Applicants who became members1475000152​

 2018

2018

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​
Applications to Practise Processed by OCOT for the Hoisting Engineers - Tower Crane Operator in 2018
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1134060123
Applicants who became members1004000104

 2017

2017

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​
Applications to Practise Processed by OCOT for the Hoisting Engineers - Tower Crane Operator in 2017
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received84300087
Applicants who became members74100075

 2016

2016

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​
Applications to Practise Processed by OCOT for the Hoisting Engineers - Tower Crane Operator in 2016
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received73100074
Applicants who became members69100070

 2015

2015

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​
Applications to Practise Processed by OCOT for the Hoisting Engineers - Tower Crane Operator in 2015
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received24005029
Applicants who became members24001025

 2014

2014

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​
Applications to Practise Processed by OCOT for the Hoisting Engineers - Tower Crane Operator in 2014
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1200000120
Applicants who became members83000083

 2013

2013

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2013

Applications to Practise Processed by OCOT for the Hoisting Engineers - Tower Crane Operator in 2013
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1,18600081,194
Applicants who became members1,18600081,194

Quick Facts

Number of Hoisting Engineers - Tower Crane Operator1,113
Number of Internationally Trained Hoisting Engineers - Tower Crane Operator *0

* Please note that the Ontario College of Trades does not currently collect the source of their members' education


The Top Five Source Countries For Internationally Trained Hoisting Engineers - Tower Crane Operator, 2019

Largest NumberSri Lanka
Second Largest NumberHungary
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Fourth Largest Number
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Number of Applicants2
The Ontario College of Trades falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. The OFC does not assess credentials, handle complaints or intervene in particular cases. Our mandate is one of systemic change. Please contact the OCOT for further information about your ability to practise as a journeyperson in a compulsory trade in Ontario.​​
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