Construction Ready Program

This new program was developed in consultation with industry experts and is geared to youth who have an interest in working in the construction and trades industry. It consists of three micro credentials; graduates will hold a Construction Ready Recognition of Achievement. Students will be prepared for entry-level jobs in the construction industry where demand is high and earning potential is good and have all required safety certifications. Research indicates that between 2021 and 2030, there will be over 100,000 job vacancies in the construction industry due to retirements and industry growth. Employers must find creative solutions, including hiring entry-level employees and helping them to develop the skills required on the job.

Career Occupation:

Potential career and industry options may include:

  • Graduates will be able to work as entry-level employees on residential or commercial construction jobsites. They will have essential safety certifications required for employment and basic skills that will allow them to contribute at a basic level to a variety of residential and commercial construction projects.

Length of Program: This program is 6 weeks long (180 hours total)

This Program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.  

Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessments with a minimum score of 50% in each of the following four assessment tests:-
a) English Listening Assessment Test
b) English Reading Assessment Test
c) English Comprehension Assessment Test
d) Math Assessment Test

Domestic Students:

Domestic students that can provide a Canadian transcript showing completion of English 11 or 12 or equivalent with a passing grade of ‘C’, will be exempt from having to write the English Entrance Assessment.
Domestic students that can provide a Canadian transcript showing completion of Math 10, 11 or 12 or equivalent with a passing grade of ‘C’, will be exempt from having to write the Math Entrance Assessment.

International Students:

International students can meet the Math Entrance Assessment requirement by providing an equivalent to Canadian High School Math 10, 11 or 12 with a passing grade of ‘C’. The credential must be evaluated and

Week 1
  • Line B- Success Strategies (Employability Skills);
    • B-1: Apply Study and Learning Skills
    • B-2: Describe Expectations and Responsibilities of Employers and Employees
    • B-3: Use Interpersonal Communication Skills
    • B-4: Describe the Apprenticeship System 
    • Review and Test
  • Line A- Use safe work practices
    • A1- Manage workplace Hazards
    • A2-Apply OHS regulations and worksafeBC Standards
    • A3- Use Fall protection systems and equipment
    • A4- Use Personal protective equipment
    • A5- Use fire safety Procedures
    • A7- Perform safety watch
    • Review and Test
Week 2
  • Line C- Use tools and equipment
    • C1- Use hand tools
    • C2 - Use power tools
    • C3- Use powder-actuated tools
    • C4- Use rigging and hoisting equipment
    • Review and Test
  • Trade Math
    • Math for Trades - Volume 1
    • Math for Trades - Volume 2
    • Review and Test
  • Electrical Fundamentals and Basic Electronics
    • E-1: Describe the basic principles of Electricity
    • E-2: Identify Common circuit components and their symbols
    • E-3: Explain wiring connections
    • E-4: Use multimeters
    • Review and Test
Week 3
  • Line D- Perform routine trade activities
    • D1- Install permanent and Temporary fencing
    • D2- Erect and dismantle hoarding/enclosures
    • D3- Perform Traffic Control
    • D4- Establish grades and elecations,
    • D5- Handle materials
    • D6- Install membranes
    • D7- Install insulating materials
    • Review and Test
  • Line E- Perform site work
    • E1 Prepare site,
    • E2- Perform ground work
    • E3 Perform Demolition
    • E4- Apply excavation and shoring practices
    • E5- Service site
    • Review and Test
Week 4
  • Line F- Use scaffolding and access equipment
    • F1- Scaffolding
    • F2- Use access equipment
    • Review and test
  • Employer Event
  • Line G: Perform Concrete work
    • G1: Form Concrete
    • G2: Place and finish concrete
    • Review
Week 5
  • Line I- Perform utilities and pipeline works
    • I1 : Install utility piping
    • Review line I
  • Line J - Perform Roadwork
    • J1: Perform Paving materials
    • Review and Test
Week 6
  • Line J: Perform Roadwork
    •  J2- Install Roadwork Component
    • Review
  • Review course content
  • Final Exam

Construction Ready Program

February 05 – April 05, 2024

Class Room No. 117

Construction Ready Program

Construction Ready Student Contract Form

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