CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY


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COURSE OBJECTIVE

Our Construction Technology program allows individuals to successfully gain theoretical and practical training in Residential Building and Renovations. The school provides work site conditions for a realistic education that prepares you for the work force. Graduates receive  Construction Technology and Working at Heights Certifications. Post program support includes resume building and Job Placement Assistance.


What You'll Learn

Theoretical Classes

During the first quarter of the course, the students spend time in the classroom learning fundamentals of different construction trades.

  • How to read and interpret blueprints and use an architect scale ruler

  • Understanding of title boxes, symbols and dimensions

  • Foundations (Concrete slab, post and pier, parameter and basement wall foundation)

  • Wood and metal framing techniques

  • Insulating for temperature and sound control

  • Drywall installation techniques, requirements and specifications for residential construction

  • Taping techniques and variety of compounds

  • Application of oil, acrylic, alkyd and latex based paints and stains

  • Painting techniques with brush, rollers and HVLP spray guns

  • Techniques and requirements for the installation of carpet, ceramic, hardwood, laminate and resilient flooring

  • Basic wiring, power sources and wire gauging for residential homes

  • Basic understanding of AC/DC current, voltage, amperage and wattage

  • Simple connection of switches, receptacles and lights

  • Functionality of electrical service panels

Practical Project

After successful completion of in-class module, the students participate in a group house-building project that involves practical implementation of theoretical knowledge learned earlier.

  • Demolition and the reuse of construction waste

  • Erecting framing structure based on architectural drawings

  • Electrical rough-in, roof rafters/trusse and skylight Rough-in

  • Installation of drywall and corner beads.

  • Taping with paper and with setting and drying compounds fiber mesh tape

  • Stairs and decks installation

  • Painting and wall tiles installation

  • Installation of crown moldings, wainscoting, chair-rails, baseboards, windows, doors and millwork

  • Ceramic, hardwood and laminate floor installation

  • Copper fittings, faucet attachments and toilet installation


FORMAT & SCHEDULE

This program is designed for the beginners who would like to pursue a career in the renovations industry. Students include individuals looking for a new career, and new immigrants who need re-certification from the Canadian trades school.

FULL-TIME FORMAT

Duration: 330 Hours

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Class Timings: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Upcoming Dates

  • January 28 - April 19, 2019

  • March 18 - June 7, 2019

  • May 6 - July 26, 2019

  • August 5 - October 25, 2019

Accelerated PART-TIMe FORMAT

Duration: 96 Hours

Schedule: Saturday & Sunday

Class Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Upcoming Dates

  • January 12 - March 3, 2019


Admission Requirements

  • Valid photo identification

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent

  • Ability to lift up to a minimum of 50 pounds


TUITION FEE

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If you are applying through Ontario Works (Social Services) or Second Career (Employment Insurance), than please call (416) 630-5559 for further assistance.

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