Algonquin College

Building Construction Technician


Build a solid foundation of knowledge and skills for a lifelong career in the building industry.
The two-year Building Construction Technician Ontario College Diploma program provides you with the opportunity to learn the basics of the construction industry, including techniques, industry trends, and safety. This diploma program is offered in a condensed 42-week format, allowing you to quickly get the education you need, so you can get moving into your career.
Hands-on from day one, learn various skills that give you the foundation to get started in the construction industry, including:

how to safely work on a construction site
structure design
building of different structures in our modern lab setting
industry-standard computer applications such as AutoCAD
All practical classes are taught in the Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence (ACCE) facility. ACCE is fully outfitted with up-to-date equipment and tools, which gives you the opportunity to learn both traditional, as well as advanced technology used in today`s construction industry.
Graduates of this program may find work as:

an entry-level construction framer
a door and window installer
a junior estimator
an assistant project manager
This program is well-suited for students who:

Are team-oriented and like to work with others.
Enjoy working in a dynamically-driven environment.
Want a comprehensive introduction to the construction industry through both a hands-on approach and applied theory.

Program Duration:
42 Weeks
Work Integrated Learning:
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
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