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O que eu aprenderei?

This program is designed to teach you new construction and building renovation skills from both an applied perspective and a management perspective, including carpentry techniques and new materials applications, while providing a solid understanding of the renovation-related trades.

Hands-on training takes place in fully equipped labs where students practice current techniques related to renovations and new home construction, using sustainable design principles. The third year of the program focuses on project management skills required to work in a supervisory role. You will also have an introductory exposure to the business skills that can be adapted to starting and running a renovation, custom home building or general contracting business.

Practical applications include:

  • Residential construction and renovations
  • Millwork
  • Demolition
  • Framing
  • Finishes
  • Drywall installation and finishing
  • Site management
  • Cabinetry
  • Stair construction
  • Building code
  • Basic electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems.

Business skills include:

  • Business management
  • Marketing
  • Client relations
  • Project management
  • Site management
  • Scheduling
  • Controlling, estimating and bookkeeping
  • Budgeting and financial management
  • Inspections

You will also learn how to use and apply computer software and technology currently used in the construction industry, including spreadsheets, computer aided design, estimating, project management and presentation tools.


The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

Develop and use strategies for ongoing professional development to remain current with industry changes, enhance work performance and explore career opportunities.

Comply with and monitor health and safety practices and procedures in accordance with current legislation and regulations.

Prepare quotes and monitor that work is completed in compliance with the rights and conditions of contractual obligations, the Ontario and/or National Building Codes, applicable laws, bylaws, standards and ethical practices in the building construction and renovation field.

Promote and maintain sustainability practices in the implementation of building construction and renovation projects.

Facilitate collaboration and interaction among a range of tradespersons and project stakeholders to support timely completion of building construction and renovation projects.

Review and interpret project plans and produce technical sketches and documents to support building construction and renovation projects.

Use technologies to obtain, analyze, organize and communicate building construction and renovation information.

Analyze and solve technical problems related to the design and implementation of building construction and renovation projects by applying the principles of advanced technical mathematics, building design and building science.

Select, maintain and safely use hand tools, and portable and stationary power tools, when performing layout, cutting, fitting and assembly operations.

Complete building and renovation stages, from site layout and footings to the application of interior and exterior finishes, in accordance with blueprint specifications and conservation principles.

Evaluate the methods employed and the use of equipment and materials involved in the completion of building construction and renovation projects.

Schedule, coordinate and monitor the progression of building construction and renovation projects by applying principles and strategies of project management.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Centre for Construction and Engineering Technologies

Opções de estudo

Período integral (6 semestres)

CAD$14.330,00 (R$ 58.948) por ano
CAN $7,165 per semester

*O preço é estimado e tem caráter informativo, por favor, verifique esta informação com a instituição.

Data de início

11 Janeiro 2021, 7 Setembro 2021


George Brown College

Casa Loma Campus,

175 Kendal Avenue,


Ontario (ON),

M5R 1M3, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses, and any other selection criteria outlined below.

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • Grade 11 Math (M or U) or Grade 12 (C or U)

** Mature Student Status (19 Years of Age or Older and No OSSD)

English Proficiency

George Brown English for Academic (EAP) Program - Level 8

IELTS (Academic) - 6.0, minimum 5.5 in each skill band

TOEFL - 80 (online) minimum 20 in each skill band

MELAB – 80

PTE (Academic) - 54, overall minimum; 50 in each skill band

CAEL - 60 (overall)


Sobre a universidade

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