School of Trades and TechnologyJoin the In-demand Skilled Trades Workforce.
High demand skilled trades occupations are the foundation of our thriving economy and many people working in this sector make six-figure incomes and enjoy excellent benefits. (Source:Skills Canada-Ontario) Our school provides hands-on training incorporating the latest techniques in a wide variety of apprenticeship and skilled trades programs.
Customize your Construction Career
Start September or January
The compressed, two-semester Construction Skills program provides training in hand and power
tool usage, carpentry/framing techniques, blueprint reading, electricity basics, welding, safety, WHMIS, and applied construction mathematics.
Your Options Include:
- Graduate and seek employment in the construction sector
- Pursue an apprenticeship in a variety of construction-related trades
- Add more specialized skills by continuing on to one or more of our short, skilled trade programs such as Welding, Electrical Techniques, or Plumbing Techniques
NEW - Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician
Specifically designed to address current industry standards and emerging energy technologies, this certificate is offered in a compressed 3-semester format. Successful participants will obtain Oil Burner Technician - Level 3 and 2 and Gas Technician - Level 3 and 2 Certificates of Qualification.
Kawartha Trades & Technology Centre
The new 87,000 square-foot Kawartha Trades and Technology Institute will open in 2014 on our Peterborough Campus. This facility will provide new space and equipment for students training in carpentry, welding, plumbing and machining.
Revised: April 2, 2013