Program Capabilities

Program Capabilities outline what skills students should possess as they progress through each term/year of their program.

Students and employers will find this information most useful and can reference either the list of skills or the full program capabilities document to ensure students are gaining the experience they need to fulfill the program requirements.

Upon Graduation

  • How to safely use Stationary and Power Tools in a work environment
  • Complete basic math computations related to the construction industry
  • Understand the basics to blue print reading, specifications and building codes
  • An understanding of the footings and foundations process and it’s applications
  • A basic understanding of building layout and surveying
  • An understanding of small business practices
  • Knowledge in construction design principles and sustainable building methods
  • Knowledge and application of residential framing systems including floors, walls, roof and framing systems
  • Knowledge and application of a variety of interior and exterior finishes
  • Knowledge of Construction Site Safety including a certificate in Working at Heights (WAH)


For more information, please contact the appropriate campus:

Sarnia Campus
905-890-7833 x 222
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