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Building and Manufacturing Programs

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Explore programs that lead to careers in the building and manufacturing industries:

  • Architectural Engineering Technician
    Learn all aspects of sustainable building design, construction and inspection.
  • Brick and Stone Masonry
    Learn to safely prepare and lay bricks, concrete blocks and stone to construct and repair both decorative and load-bearing structures. 
  • Building Systems Technician (HVAC&R)
    Develop your skills and knowledge of heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) and refrigeration systems.
  • Cabinetmaking
    Learn all aspects of cabinetmaking – identifying and selecting wood, reading drawings, operating woodworking machines and practising the basic arts of cabinetry.
  • Carpentry – Certificate
    Develop skills in many aspects of the carpentry trade – construction, building codes and safety.
  • Carpentry – Diploma
    Learn all aspects of carpentry, from construction safety and the use of hand tools, to building science, floor and wall framing and exterior finishing.
  • Construction Management Technology
    Learn the principles and practices used to manage construction projects – contract administration, estimating costs and coordinating worksites.
  • Drafting – Architectural
    Influence the future of green building. Prepare drawings for residential and commercial buildings following industry standards and using local and national building codes.
  • Electrical Construction and Industrial – Certificate
    Training in both construction and industrial electricity – with a strong focus on the principles and practices of construction wiring.
  • Electrical Construction and Industrial – Diploma
    Enhance your electrical knowledge, learning about electrical motors and controls, transformers, solid-state systems and automation technology.
  • Electrical Technician
    Prepare for a career working with sustainable energy by learning the principles of design, installation and safe operation of renewable electrical energy and automated control systems.
  • Gas Technician
    Prepare to work in the growing field of natural gas and propane installation and service.
  • Heritage Carpentry
    Refine your carpentry skills in the areas of renovation, restoration and preservation of historic buildings.
  • Industrial Mechanical
    Learn how to install, repair and maintain industrial equipment.
  • Machining
    Develop skills to produce one-of-a-kind and manufactured components using conventional hand-controlled methods and CNC machines.
  • Metal Fabrication
    Build, assemble and repair products made of steel and other metals for use in a wide variety of industries.
  • Occupational Health and Safety
    Turn your concern for safety into a rewarding career developing and maintaining healthy and safe work environments.
  • Oil Heat Systems Technician
    Install, repair and maintain oil-fired domestic and light commercial appliance equipment, components and systems.
  • Pipe Trades
    A comprehensive and integrated program that builds skills in three fields: steamfitting/pipefitting, sprinkler systems and plumbing.
  • Plumbing
    Learn how to install and repair water distribution and sanitary drainage systems, as well as hot water heating systems.
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
    Learn the science of refrigeration and a variety of skills to install and troubleshoot mechanical systems, electrical/electronic systems and refrigeration piping systems.
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning – Geothermal
    Learn a variety of skills in mechanical systems, electronics and basic welding to start as an apprentice with a company that specializes in heating, air conditioning and geothermal energy.
  • Sheet Metal Systems
    Develop skills in layout fabrication and installation of sheet metal products and duct systems. 
  • Steamfitting/Pipefitting
    Learn how to install, repair and maintain heating, cooling, process pipe and industrial piping systems.
  • Survey Technician
    Develop skills in the surveying profession. Embark on a challenging, high-tech career that gets you outdoors and provides a wide range of opportunities in geomatics.
  • Utility Line Work – Construction and Maintenance
    Build your knowledge of the systems and computer controls, safety training and environmental awareness needed to work as a Powerline Technician.
  • Welding – Diploma
    Learn to repair metal parts and structures, fabricate components and apply safe working practices using various welding and cutting equipment and techniques.
  • Welding Inspection and Quality Control
    Advance your welding knowledge and skills in order to perform quality control, quality assurance and welding inspection/fabrication-related tasks.