Project Description

Summary Narrative

The 16 week Residential Construction program is offered in partnership with Fanshawe College and Six Nations Housing. Participants will compelte 4 weeks of in-class academic upgrading, followed by 12 weeks in-class and hands-on Industry Specific Skills Training. Participants will also complete a Work Placement with Six Nations Housing and other organizations to build homes, structures, and community projects. Physical activity and labour required.

Topics Include

  • Safety and Legislation
  • Introduction to Construction Tools
  • Measurement and Math
  • Blueprint Reading Basics
  • Building Layout
  • Materials and Methods
  • New Construction Theory and Workshop Practice
  • Residential Framing and Building (Floor, Wall, Roof Framing and Basic exterior finishing techniques)
  • Electrical Installation Practices
  • Plumbing (Tools and Piping Methods)
  • Communication Skills and Attitudes

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Transcript
  • Complete Academic Assessment/ESPORT