Home Renovation for Newcomers

Skilled Trades and ESL & Immigrant Services are partnering to offer a FREE 10-week Home Renovation Program for newcomers.
This program is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Program Details:

  • Start date: TBD
  • Program length: (10 Weeks) - 30 hours/week
  • Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 2:30pm / full time in Burlington


This program is right for you if:

  • You are a Permanent Resident or Convention Refugee 
  • You have achieved a Canadian Language Benchmark Level 5+ 
  • You are interested in working in the home renovation industry 

You will learn:

  • Job-specific language 
  • Home renovation theory & practice 
  • Hand and power tools used in the field 
  • Interior and exterior home renovation 
  • Comprehensive safety training 
  • Ontario building code 
  • Canadian building practices 
  • Job search tools & strategies 
  • Professional communication 

All participants receive:

  • Course material 
  • Tool kit 
  • First aid training certificate 

January 2022 program session is now full!

Please check this webpage regularily for next session announcements. If you would like to receive an email notification about the next session start date, please subscribe to our Newcomer mailing list at the bottom of the page.

If you have any questions or inquiries, please feel free to contact newcomers@centreforskills.ca or 289.983.9049 or fill out the form below.                  

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