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Construction Trades

Participate in FREE work-oriented language training for newcomers


Workplace Communication Skills for Construction Trades

This course is delivered in a classroom-based format.

This practical and innovative course will help you

  • understand construction workplaces in Ontario, including residential and commercial project sites, and private homes.
  • interact effectively with co-workers, supervisors and customers.
  • network and connect with local employers, industry associations and employment resources.
  • learn how to use your workplace communication training in construction trades sites such as:
    • residential developments.
    • commercial developments.
    • public works projects.
    • private homes.

Small-group exercises based on everyday communication tasks in construction workplaces will help you

  • practise common on-the-job communication to improve your workplace language skills.
  • develop strong interviewing, networking and career-building communication skills

Workplace Communication Skills for Construction Trades is for you if

  • you have training or experience in one of the following:
    • bricklaying.
    • carpentry.
    • electrical.
    • plumbing.
    • steam fitting.
  • your English is at an intermediate level (at least level 4 in Canadian Language Benchmarks, or Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens for courses taught in French).
  • you are a permanent resident or a protected person who lives in Ontario.

Workplace Communication Skills for Construction Trades is offered at the following colleges in 2020-2021:

La Cité ǂ Ottawa 613-742-2475 or 1-800-267-2483 x 2475 /

ǂ Course delivered in French.

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