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Communicating in the Construction Trades

Participate in FREE work-oriented language training for newcomers


Communicating in the Construction Trades

This 40-hour course is delivered in a blended format that combines classroom and online elements. This will be a pilot course in 2024.

This practical and innovative course will help you

  • comprehend routine task instructions using appropriate communication strategies.
  • verbally report a job-related issue or need in a clear and appropriate manner.
  • use communication strategies to effectively manage an interaction with a superior or co-worker.

Communicating in the Construction Trades is for you if

  • you have training or experience in the carpentry, bricklaying, electrical, plumbing or steamfitting trades.
  • you have a valid language proficiency of at least level 5 in Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB).
  • you are familiar with computers and related technology.
  • you are a permanent resident, convention refugee/protected person, or until March 31, 2025 for Ukrainian temporary residents.
  • you live in Ontario.

Note that this 40-hour course is grouped with

OSLT is delivered in classroom-based and exclusively online formats. See all Construction Trades courses and modules.

Communicating in the Construction Trades is offered at the following college in 2023-2024:

Fanshawe London 519-452-4430 x 26501 /
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