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Certificate in Construction Techniques George Brown College - Casa Loma Campus George Brown College - Casa Loma Campus, Canada

Intake May 2024, Sep 2024

Jan 2024, May 2023, Sep 2023

work permit PG Work Permit

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CAD 25891

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 110

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12 months


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Program Overview

The Construction Techniques program covers popular construction trade areas and has three intakes per year.

This program is designed to offer you choices when considering a career in the construction sector. It exposes you to a variety of trades allowing you to determine where your interests lie. The program will prepare you with basic skills that will assist you in taking the next steps in your career path.

  • Semester 1: Electrical/Millwrighting
  • Semester 2: Sheet Metal/Air Conditioning/Carpentry
  • Semester 3: Welding/Steamfitting/Plumbing

Through practical projects interwoven with theoretical learning, you will gain confidence and experience in the individual trade sections, giving you the information necessary to make informed career choices as well as a good understanding of the construction process.

Program Learning Outcomes
The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Identify and use strategies to enhance professional growth and ongoing learning in the construction field.
  • Identify and adhere to established health and safety practices.
  • Perform all construction tasks in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, codes and ethical practices in the construction field.
  • Work in accordance with established sustainability practices.
  • Collaborate with a range of tradespersons and project stakeholders to maintain effective working relationships.
  • Communicate technical information to a variety of clients, supervisors and tradespersons to participate in the successful completion of construction projects.
  • Identify and use industry-specific technologies to support construction projects.
  • Solve on-site trade-related construction problems using mathematical equations and geometric concepts.
  • Select, maintain and safely operate hand and power tools and equipment used in the building construction trades.
  • Assist in the preparation of project estimates.
  • Assist skilled tradespersons and perform labouring tasks at construction sites.
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 56

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - With No Band Less Than - 5.5
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80 - With no score less than - 20
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 54 - With no score less than - 50
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
    • Grade 12 English (C or U)
    • Grade 11 Math (M or U) or grade 12 (C or U)

6 IELTS Score
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
54 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year


Tuition Fee

CAD 110

Application Fee

12000 Per year

Average Cost of Living

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