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Interior Residential Construction Techniques (Microcredential)

Credential:
Micro-credential
Code:
IRCT

Micro-credential

Program Description

In this micro-credential students will safely apply their knowledge of hand tools and power tools through common interior residential construction techniques. These techniques include installing drywall, sanding and painting, laying flooring and tiles, building stairs and railings (and construction railings) and installing trim and doors.

Note: All courses are offered on the weekend.

Students are required to read and acknowledge Covid-19 training materials prior to their first class.

A digital badge will be awarded upon successful completion of this Micro-credential. After successful completion of all courses in the Program of Study you must notify us via email at
pplbadges@durhamcollege.ca. Once verified, a digital badge will be issued to you.

Certificate Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) including Grade 12 English (C or U) and Grade 12 Math (C, M or U)
    OR

  • Grade 12 equivalency certificate achieved through College academic upgrading
    OR

  • Mature Student Status (19 years of age or older) with Grade 12 English (C or U) and Grade 12 Math (C, M or U)
  • You must maintain an overall average of 60% or a GPA of 2.0 in order to graduate
  • A minimum of 25% of courses must be completed through Durham College.
  • Safety certificates: WHMIS, Working at Heights, Working in Confined Spaces, Worker Health and Safety Awareness, and Emergency First Aid/CPR.

Program Of Study

Students are required to print or save a copy of the Program of Study when beginning the program. This document contains critical details about program progression and graduation requirements specific to the academic year in which your program was started.

Click to access the Program of Study for the current academic year.

Students who began this program prior to the current academic year may contact the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning office at ppl@durhamcollege.ca or 905-721-3052 to obtain your Program of Study and graduation requirements.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be equipped to:

  • Select, maintain and safely use hand tools as well as portable and stationery power tools when performing basic constructions tasks.
  • Select a range of materials for appropriate application to building construction and renovation projects.
    Contribute to the completion of building projects in accordance with industry standards and instructions from supervisors.

Career Options

Potential career and industry options may include:

  • Graduates will be able to work as entry-level employees on residential construction jobsites. (Note that most graduates will obtain essential safety certifications required for employment and basic skills that will allow them to contribute at a basic level to a variety of residential construction projects prior to this micro-credential. These can be obtained by taking the Construction Jobsite Safety and Using Construction Tools micro-credentials prior to this one)

Program Related Questions? Call 905.721.3052

If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please visit the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning OSAP Eligibility webpage.

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