Trades: Building and Construction

Pursue a career that’s built to last! From bricklaying to plumbing, carpentry to maintenance, and more, our one- and two-year Building and Construction programs provide you with the skills necessary for an in demand career in the trades.

  • Graduate with the technical skills and fundamental knowledge necessary to start an apprenticeship and work towards your Red Seal endorsement with confidence.
  • When it comes to the trades, the best way to learn is by doing. You’ll learn in actual shop conditions and combine theory with practical, hands-on experience.
  • Many of the programs include a practicum and/or apprenticeship option, so you can gain industry work experience.

Career Possibilities

  • Bricklayer
  • Maintenance Person
  • Carpenter
  • Electrician
  • Fuels Technician
  • Plumber
  • HVAC/Sheet Metal Worker
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician
  • Gas Fitter
  • Oil Burner Mechanic
  • Oil Heat System Technician
  • Steamfitter/Pipefitter
  • Sprinkler System Installer

The Pre-Employment program is second to none. Students who complete this program are provided with the knowledge of the skills of the trade that they must acquire to become a successful journey person. Instructors stress not only the physical skills, but the requirements to endeavour to produce quality work, be dependable and be prepared to work harmoniously with the other bricklayers/masons.

Bill YoungMasonry - Industry Association of Atlantic Canada