This two year diploma program will provide students with hands on experience and knowledge pertaining to the world of home and light commercial building renovation. Building systems, efficient building techniques, energy conserving systems, sustainable building approaches, estimating and project management are some of the topics students of the Renovation Technician program will cover.
Graduates will have the skills required to work in a variety of residential and commercial building construction settings focusing on renovation projects. Students will learn to recognize hazardous materials and the need for proper waste disposal strategies, as well as proper use of both non-renewable and renewable energy sources.
Students in the Renovation Technician program will receive a Certificate for Carpenter upon completion of the Carpenter Entry Level courses in Semesters 1, 2 and 3, providing an opportunity to register as a first-year carpenter apprentice. A Diploma in Renovation Technician will be awarded for completion of all courses listed in Semesters 1 through 6.