Building Construction Technician

Building Construction Technician

Program Overview


Complete a two-year diploma in just 42 weeks! In this program you will gain the hands-on skills needed to work in the growing building construction industry. In addition, you will gain the confidence, knowledge and leadership skills needed to manage a team of workers. You will learn essential skills, such as how to operate the tools and equipment of the trade, layout and construction of wood frame floors, walls and roof systems, and much more.

Admission Requirements:
Ontario Secondary School Diploma at or above the general level or its equivalent. ENG4C or ENG4U, or Mature Student

Program Brochure 2017

What You Learn
* Site Layout and foundation systems
* Interior and exterior finishes
* Estimating for residential structures
* Wood framing
* Stair construction
* Blueprint reading

Program of Study:

Semester 1

BTT 025 Tools and Equipment
BTT 030 Building Materials
CAR 010 Site Layout
CAR 022 Foundation Systems
HUM 100 Interpersonal Relations
CMM 125 College Communications

Semester 2

CAR 032 Wood Framing
CAR 042 Stair Construction
GEN ED General Education Elective

Semester 3

CAR 070 Blueprint Reading
CAR 080 Codes and Acts Interpretation
CAR 090 Estimating for Residential Structures
CAR 095 Exterior Finishes
CAR 100 Interior Finishes
GED 110 Personal Finance

Offered in Partnership with Canadore College