CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES

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House Construction

Work as part of a team on the construction of residential homes, commercial buildings, and components of civil infrastructure.

  • This program is delivered over 2 academic semesters, classes begin September 2022.
  • Prepare graduates to work as part of a team on the construction of residential homes, commercial buildings, and components of civil infrastructure.
  • Emphasis is on developing and practicing the technical skills related to the field of specialization.
  • Develop skills and training required to join the booming home and commercial construction sector.
  • Learn industry-leading concrete forming and production framing techniques.
  • Acquire specialized training in carpentry hand and power tools, construction materials, wood and wood products, and workplace safety.

Admission Requirements

Complete an application online through ontariocolleges.ca portal ($95 non-refundable application fee)

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Career Paths

Career opportunities exist in commercial or residential construction sectors in a variety of positions such as:

  • Skilled Trades Worker
  • Production Framer
  • Residential home framing
  • Residential and commercial concrete forming and finishing
  • Wood and concrete landscaping component

Graduates may also pursue other training options in:

  • Construction Craft Worker
  • Construction Engineering Technician Building Renovation (462)
  • General Carpenter (403A)

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Contact

Address:
411 Elgin St.
Brantford, ON N3S 7P5

General Contact:
226-493-1245

Program Contact:
admissions@snpolytechnic.com
519-445-0023 ext. 6226

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Program of Study

Semester 1

  • Building and Renovations Practical 1
  • Building and Renovation Theory 1
  • Trade Calculations 1 Construction Technician
  • Concrete Forming and Finishing Techniques
  • Drafting Fundamentals and Standards for BR

Semester 2

  • Building and Renovations Practical 2
  • Building and Renovation Theory 2
  • Residential Plan Reading
  • Production Framing Techniques
  • Workplace Safety
  • Surveying and Layout CET

“Every trade needs to be taught to new individuals, just like it was taught to me when I was starting out. Without this passing of knowledge and skills the trade would cease to exist. I am excited to be part of that passing of knowledge and experience to a larger group of people then I could ever reach at one time on the job site.”

Ryan Ogilvie-King, Instructor Construction Techniques

Accrediting Institution

Mohawk College

Program Code

452

Program Length

One year or less

Next Program Intake

September 2022

Campus

Brantford Campus

Credential Type

Ontario College Certificate

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