Safety: Students learn to interpret the safety requirements from the Occupational Health and Safety Act for the construction craft worker trade. The program will teach students to identify unsafe work areas and apply essential safety procedures, such as First Aid. Students will learn to install permanent and temporary barriers on worksites and how to construct and disassemble forming systems according to specifications and occupational health and safety standards.
Construction Procedures: Students will gain knowledge of the proper methods and procedures necessary to level and protect the surface of concrete materials, as well as the correct procedures for erecting, dismantling and storing scaffolding and installing tie-ins. Students will learn effective rigging and hoisting procedures to maintain control of loads and move materials around a worksite. Students will be trained in the proper use of hand and power tools for worksites. The program will teach students how to apply safe and environmentally sound practices to the placement and use of stationary equipment, pumps, and hoses.
Building Codes: Students will be able to interpret blueprint drawings and layouts. The program will allow students to gain experience estimating material quantities from various types of plans and specifications.
Employability Skills Include: Resume Writing, Interview Skill Training, Customer Service Training, Communications Skills Training and Timesheet Skills Training.
Minimum of a Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, or a mature student
Pass an entrance test administrated by PAT
Be interviewed in detail regarding interest in the field
Meet any additional program specific entrance requirements
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Why PAT Institute?
Our graduates leave the training facility with current technical and safety training, industry standard tools and safety gear, saving both the student and the employer additional costs at the beginning of their career. Graduates' careers will lead into a multitude of options and pathways a few of which are: working in the trades, owning their own businesses, becoming trades inspectors, engineering, or teaching.