This 22-week program combines practical hands-on training with theory instruction and small business management skills training. Students graduate with a well-rounded, relevant skill set, experience and safety certifications.
We strongly encourage all interested applicants to apply as the Centre for Skills Development strives to create a diverse environment in which provides equal opportunity that prohibits any form of discrimination.
This program is for you if:
- You like to work with your hands
- You learn by doing (not sitting at a desk)
- You like working with tools
- You want to gain skills to get employed or start your own business
- You want employment assistance upon graduation
During this 22-week program students will get hands-on, shop floor training in:
- Framing techniques, floor, wall and roof systems
- Door and window installation
- Roofing and skylights
- Ontario Building Code
- Introduction to sub-trades
- Blueprint reading
- Hand and power tools
- Finish carpentry
- Painting and interior finishes
- Energy Star building practices
- Hardwood, laminate and ceramic flooring
- Drywall and taping
- Decks and stairs
- Construction business management
- Construction Safety Training: WHMIS, First Aid, CPR
- Business – marketing communications
There are many job opportunities available to graduates of this program. Click here to review our job map and explore the possibilities!
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For information about Skilled Trades Training, or to arrange a personal orientation, please complete our CONTACT FORM or call 905.333.3499 x 321
For information about hiring a skilled trades graduate, please contact Mike Harwood: firstname.lastname@example.org or 905.333.3499 x 107 / 1.888.315.5521 x 107