Building Construction Courses

50-weeks, 1000-hours

This training includes:

This program will give students valuable hands-on experience with various residential construction techniques. Designed as a part time program, perfect for those with busy lives looking for a career change or to develop new skill sets.

The Residential Renovation & Construction Technician Program Covers:

  • Construction Materials & Fasteners
  • Jobsite Safety
  • Energy Efficient Housing
  • Power Tools, Hand Tools, and Stationary Tools Operation and Safety
  • Reading Architectural Plans and Blue Prints
  • Building Codes
  • Platform Framing
  • Interior and Exterior Wall Framing
  • Floor, Ceiling, and Roof Framing
  • Installing Various Roofing Materials
  • Installing Windows, Doors, and Siding
  • Building Decks, Porches, and Fences
  • Drywalling and Wall Paneling
  • Tiling
  • Interior Trim, Floor and Stair Finish
  • Cabinet and Countertop Installation
  • Introduction to Residential Electrical
  • Introduction to Residential Plumbing


  • Working at Heights
  • Forklift Operator

Upon Successful completion of the program, Graduates will receive a full course College Diploma

Career paths following this program include: Carpenter, Carpenter’s Assistant, Framer, Construction Labourer, Demolition Labourer, Roofer, Forklift Operator, Tile Installer, Window and Door Installer, Fence and Deck Installer, Home Renovation Assistant, General Contractor.

32-hours (Cost: $1200.00)

This training includes:

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the procedures, materials, systems, and techniques involved in the construction of residential homes. This course delves into essential aspects of managing the residential construction process, covering pre-construction preparation, professionalism, safety, project management, administration, documentation, and construction knowledge. Explore the interconnections between different construction phases, scrutinize standard documents, and processes governing construction practices, and acquire a solid comprehension of critical considerations at each stage.

39-hours (Cost: $1500.00)

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The construction industry heavily relies on tools for its operations. Regardless of the complexity of tools, whether simple or advanced, they pose potential hazards if mishandled. This course on Hand & Power Tools for Construction emphasizes the significance of safety when using these tools in construction environments.

24-hours (Cost $950.00)

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Architectural Plans and Building Codes

 After completing this unit, the student should be able to:

  • Describe and explain the function of the various kinds of drawings contained in a set of architectural

  • Demonstrate how specifications are

  • Read and use an architect’s

  • Identify various types of lines and read

  • Identify and explain the meaning of symbols and abbreviations used on architectural

  • Read and interpret plot, foundation, floor, and framing

  • Locate and explain information found in exterior and interior

  • Identify and utilize information from sections and

  • Use schedules to identify and determine locations, sizes, and types of windows and interior

  • Define and explain the purpose of building codes and zoning

  • Explain the requirements for obtaining a building permit and the duties of a Building

24-hour (Cost $1500.00)

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This course is designed to introduce students to the basic knowledge and techniques of properly installing and finishing basic gypsum (drywall) panels and compounds. Successful students will produce a professionally finished wall surface.

After completing this unit, the student should be able to:

  • Describe various kinds, sizes, and uses of gypsum

  • Describe the kinds and sizes of nails, screws, and adhesives used to attach gypsum

  • Make single-ply gypsum board applications to interior walls and

  • Conceal gypsum board fasteners and corner

  • Reinforce and conceal joints with tape and

22-hour (Cost $1500.00)

This training includes:

1. Building an Exterior Wall: 
– Proper placement of studs and understanding nailing patterns.
– Constructing a window opening with precision.
– Ensuring the squareness of your wall.
– Plywood sheathing techniques, including nailing patterns.

2. Building an Interior Wall:
– Nailing studs and adhering to effective nailing patterns.
– Techniques for standing a wall and securely fastening it to another.
– Measuring a double top plate accurately.
– Achieving proper leveling for your wall.

3. Renovating a Partition Wall:
– Identifying whether a wall is load-bearing.
– Demolition procedures for a partition wall.
– Step-by-step guidance on constructing a new wall.

22-hour (Cost $950.00)

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This accredited course provides participants with up-to-date knowledge on enhancing the energy efficiency of buildings, leading to reduced expenditures and decreased CO2 emissions. It equips individuals to excel in the renewables and energy efficiency industry, offering applicability for both local and international contexts. The course is designed to accommodate participants with varying levels of expertise, catering to those with both basic and advanced understanding of the sector.

22-hour (Cost $950.00)

This training includes:

This course is designed to introduce students to the basic knowledge and techniques of properly installing and finishing basic decks and porches

Decks and Porches

After completing this unit, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the construction of and kinds of materials used in decks and porches.
  • Lay out and construct footings for decks and porches.
  • Install supporting posts, beams, and joists.
  • Apply decking in the recommended manner.
  • Construct deck railings.
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