Construction Engineering Technician - Building Renovation - 462

Ontario College Diploma
Two years
Fulfil your entrepreneurial vision with a career in the residential and light commercial renovation sector.
Overview

Program Highlights

  • Award-winning faculty.
  • Community construction projects.
  • Provincial leader in student success.
  • Blended theory classes that are face-to-face and on-line.

What you'll learn

  • Develop skills and training required to join the entrepreneurial trend of home and commercial renovation.
  • Explore design and architectural styles, interior and exterior finishes, cabinetry, and millwork.
  • Acquire specialized training in carpentry hand and power tools, construction materials, wood and wood products, and workplace safety.
  • Apply construction and project management principles to renovation projects including project scheduling, materials resourcing, cost estimating, risk analysis, sub-contracting, cost control strategies and project closeout.
  • Understand the importance of waste management and incorporate the 3R’s (reduce, reuse, recycle) into renovation projects.
  • Experience an intensive hands-on education consisting of various lab and practical projects; participate in a local community renovation project.
  • Acquire practical knowledge and skills needed to operate a small business.

Program Length

2 academic years (periods of 8 months)

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Tuition and Fees

2018 - 2019 Domestic Tuition and Fees

  Semester 1 Semester 2
Total Ancillary Fees $717.02 $653.92
Co-op Fees N/A N/A
Mandatory Program Fees $0.00 $0.00
Domestic Tuition $1,504.49 $1,504.49
Total Domestic Charges Per Semester $2,221.51 $2,158.41
Total 1st Year Fees $4,379.92

Above fees based on full-time September program start date. Contact Student Services to confirm fees for other start dates or semesters.

2018 - 2019 International Tuition and Fees

  Semester 1 Semester 2
Total Tuition & Ancillary Fee $7,342.97 $7,342.97
Co-op Fees N/A N/A
Program Compulsory Fee Plus Tax $0.00 $0.00
International Tax Recovery $450.00 $375.00
Total International Charges Per Semester $7,792.97 $7,717.97
Total 1st Year Fees $15,510.94

If you pay by wire transfer, please note your bank might charge you a fee to transfer money. Make sure your transfer includes the Mohawk payment and the wire transfer fee. This applies to each wire transfer payment you make.

Additional Information

Admission

Domestic and International student admission requirements

2019-2020 Admission Requirements

  • OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:
    • Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
    • Grade 11 Mathematics; C (MCT4C recommended) or U or equivalent
    • Grade 10, 11 or 12 Construction and Design Technology courses recommended

2018-2019 Admission Requirements

  • OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:
    • Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
    • Grade 12 Mathematics; C (MCT4C recommended) or U or equivalent
    • Grade 10, 11 or 12 Construction and Design Technology courses recommended

Option are available for mature applicants.

Note: Students will have courses at both Fennell and Stoney Creek Campuses. Graduates from this program may gain advanced standing in the Architectural or Civil Engineering Technician diploma programs.  

Language Requirements for International Students:

  • See below for accepted equivalents for Grade 12 English:

Don't have the necessary requirements?

Experiential Learning

How you’ll gain skills

  • Hands-on engagement in our labs.

  • Through service learning-based community construction projects.

Opportunities

Opportunities

Where you can go next

Your future career options

  • Building Renovator Entrepreneur
  • Project Manager
  • Skilled Trades Worker
  • General Carpenter

Where you could work includes:

  • Residential Renovation Market
  • Small Commercial Renovation Market
  • Construction Companies
  • Architectural and Engineering Consulting

Course Overview & Descriptions

Click on the course title for a course description.

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.

Additional Information

Some travel required as selected face-to-face courses are held at Fennell Campus. For details, please contact the Program Coordinator (located in the Contact Us tab).

Meet Joal Roshko
Graduate of the Construction Engineering Technician - Building Renovation program (2010)

Contact us

Student Recruitment

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Domestic Canadian Students
Email: discover@mohawkcollege.ca

International Students
Contact International
Phone: 1-905-575-2254

Toll free phone numbers:
For general questions: 1-888-Mohawk9 (1-888-664-2959)
North China: 10-800-714-2521
South China: 10-800-140-2541
Brazil: 0800-022-7408
Philippines: 180011102544

Admissions

Contact our Admissions advisors for help with your application.

Domestic Canadian Students
Contact Admissions
Phone: 1-844-767-6871

International Students*
Contact International Admissions
Phone: 1-905-575-2254

*Not all programs are international eligible. Please see our programs available for international students.

Accessible Learning Services

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Program Coordinator

Student Success Advisors

Student Success Advisors

  • Student Success Advisors assist current students to transition to college life, co-creating an academic success plan, advice on course selection, changing programs, or referrals to specialized support services. If you need help applying to Mohawk, contact Admissions (for International Students, please contact International Admissions).

    Jessica Vanhooren - Student Success Advisor

Canadian Domestic Students

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