Try A Trade: Construct Your Career

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This funded program is tuition-free. The first step in the application process is to attend an information session where you'll receive details about the program and next steps.

Information sessions are held at the Waterloo Roofing Centre in room 107, from 12-1 p.m. on:

  • Wednesday, May 17
  • Wednesday, May 24

To attend an information session, please complete the registration form.

​To apply to this program, or if you have any questions, please email

Program description - June 2023

There are so many opportunities for everyone in the skilled trades but it can be hard to know where to start. This unique, fully-funded, try-a-trade program will give you the opportunity to explore and prepare for different careers in construction.

In this program, you will spend days in the shop developing hands-on skills in both masonry and carpentry. In addition, you will be able to develop an understanding of trade-specific academic, job search and employment skills.

If you are interested in a career in the skilled trades, come join us and learn what you need to know to Construct Your Career!

Program details

Code: 1594
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 4 weeks
Start: June 2023
Campus: Waterloo
Credential: Certificate of Achievement

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