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Building Renovation Technology

Fanshawe College
3 years
Full time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
London (Ontario, Canada)
English

Program description

Building Renovation Technology

This three-year Building Renovation Technology Advanced Diploma program will prepare students to plan, implement, and lead building and renovation projects and equip them with the skills to manage the technical and business operations related to a range of building projects in the residential and light commercial sectors of the construction industry.

The program will address the changes in the Ontario Building Code, introduced in January 2017, which dramatically increased the requirement for buildings to be sustainable and highly energy efficient

Admission requirements

  • OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U),University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH
  • Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U)

OR

  • Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE)

OR

  • Pre-Technology Ontario College Certificate

OR

  • Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) AND
  • Any Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U)

OR

  • Mature Applicant with standing in the required courses and grades stated above

Note

  • Applicants who lack the required course may be admitted to the program subject to appropriate prior upgrading

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods

  • A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 79 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test with an overall score of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years SDS Program Requirements
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with a score of 60 in writing, reading and speaking and a score of 50 in listening
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 53, with test results within the last two years
  • A Cambridge English Test (FCE/CAE/CPE) with an overall score on the Cambridge English Scale of 169 with no language skill less than 162, with test results within the last two years
  • An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 70% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years
  • Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 8, 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9, or 70% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.


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Program content

Level 1

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses

  • Drawings & Takeoff-Intro
  • Materials & Methods 1
  • Computer Applications
  • Forming & Framing
  • Tools-Intro
  • Co-operative Education Employment Prep

Level 2

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses

  • Reason & Writing 1-Technology
  • Framing Methods
  • Materials & Methods 2
  • Construction Takeoff & Ordering
  • Graphic Communication
  • Canadian Residential Building History

Level 3

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses

  • HVAC Systems
  • Construction Administration 1
  • Construction Estimating 1
  • Contracts in Society
  • Materials & Methods 3
  • Building Layout

Level 4

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses

  • Construction Administration 2
  • Construction Software
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Construction Estimating 2
  • Materials & Methods 4
  • Tools-Adv

Level 5

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses

  • Residential Energy Management
  • Financial Management & Bookkeeping
  • CAD/Design 1
  • Communications for Renovation Technology

Level 6

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses

  • Business Plan/Entrepreneurship
  • Labour Relations Management
  • CAD/Design 2 & BIM
  • Construction Site Management

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Tuition fees

Canadian students

The tuition fee for Canadian students is 1,360.26 CAD, and the total fees are 2,369.93 CAD.

International students

The tuition fee for International students is 7,233.50 CAD, and the total fees are 8,849.15 CAD.

Please note fees are subject to change. Please visit Fanshawe’s website for the most up to date information.

Qualification

Credential - Ontario College Advanced Diploma

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to

  1. develop and use strategies for ongoing professional development to remain current with industry changes, enhance work performance and explore career opportunities
  2. comply with and monitor health and safety practices and procedures in accordance with current legislation and regulations
  3. prepare quotes and monitor that work is completed in compliance with the rights and conditions of contractual obligations, the Ontario and/or National Building Codes, applicable laws, bylaws, standards and ethical practices in the building construction and renovation field
  4. promote and maintain sustainability practices* in the implementation of building construction and renovation projects
  5. facilitate the collaboration and interaction among a range of tradespersons and project stakeholders* to support timely completion of building construction and renovation projects
  6. review and interpret project plans and produce technical sketches and documents to support building construction and renovation projects
  7. use technologies to obtain, analyze, organize and communicate building construction and renovation information
  8. analyze and solve technical problems related to the design and implementation of building construction and renovation projects* by applying the principles of advanced technical mathematics*, building design and building science
  9. select, maintain and safely use hand tools, and portable and stationary power tools, when performing layout, cutting, fitting and assembly operations
  10. complete building and renovation stages, from site layout and footings to the application of interior and exterior finishes, in accordance with blueprint specifications and conservation* principles
  11. evaluate the methods employed and the use of equipment and materials involved in the completion of building construction and renovation projects
  12. schedule, coordinate and monitor the progression of building construction and renovation projects* by applying principles and strategies of project management
  13. design and implement business strategies to develop home building, renovation and re-development enterprises
  14. apply leadership, supervision and interpersonal skills to manage building construction and renovation projects

Career opportunities

Graduates will likely find employment in entry level positions in residential and light commercial sectors of the construction industry as custom homebuilders and renovators, carpenters, general contractors, home and building inspectors, estimators, energy efficiency and green/sustainable builders and project managers

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About this institute

Fanshawe College

Fanshawe College is a large, publicly-funded College located in London, Ontario, Canada - approximately two hours from Niagara Falls, Toronto, or Detroit. There are 21,000 full-time students at Fanshawe, including 7,500 international students from more than 100 different countries. Fanshawe...


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Why study at Fanshawe College

London is a great location - a large city with a population of close to 500,000, so there is something for everyone. It is small enough to be more affordable than some of the larger cities and it is very student-friendly. Fanshawe College has a 90.3% percent Graduate Employment Rate, which is number one among Ontario colleges. There are also 60 co-op programs available, where students can "earn while they learn."

Contact info

Fanshawe College

1001 Fanshawe College Boulevard
N5Y 5R6 London Ontario
Canada

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fanshawec.ca/international

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