Finishing Trades Institute

At the Finishing Trades Institute of Ontario, our goal is to provide safe and educational training and certification to our members.

We train, upgrade and improve the vocational and safety skills of our members in response to industry needs in order to

  • enhance employability,
  • facilitate adjustments to technological change, and
  • most importantly keep our workers safe and aware.

 We are the designated Training Delivery Agent in Ontario for the in-school education of the Apprenticeship program for the trades of Architectural Glass and Metal Technician, Painter Decorator Branch 1, and Industrial Painter Branch 2. 

 We also offer a wide variety of health and safety training for members of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades and are always working on updating and expanding our training delivery, purchasing new equipment and growing our curriculum with the growing demand of the industry needs.  

Finishing Trades Institute
Mar 29, 2018
The Architectural Glass & Metal Technician Pre-Apprenticeship Program may be for YOU! 28 Week Training Program / 8 Week Paid Placement Highlights of the Program Pre-apprentices are provided the required tools free of charge Participants build relationships with employers during field trips and job placements Participants will earn several certifications including their first of three apprenticeship levels (Basic level) Come out to one of our informati on sessions today! Please send your resume to Or call Ron at 416-635-7300 Ext 112