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: September 20, 2021
  • 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 

We are now accepting applications!

Limited spaces available. Register now! To register, please complete the form below and a member of our team will contact you shortly to discuss next steps.


We strongly encourage all interested applicants to apply as Centre for Skills Development strives to create a diverse environment that provides equal opportunity for all applicants and prohibits any form of discrimination.

Our certified and trained instructors and career specialists are ready to help you start working in Canada! 

If you have any questions or inquiries, please feel free to contact trades@centreforskills.ca or 905-333-3499 X 354 or fill out the form below.                  

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