This course provides the learner with exposure to heritage conservation and guidelines; basic principles and practices in building conservation; the recording of assets through the use of a Statement of Significance and Condition Survey; the background knowledge and skills required to inspect, record, maintain accurate records, monitor, and assess heritage assets; the skills to develop basic maintenance plans and implement capital and maintenance plans; the interpretation of documents and estimating; the skills to select suppliers, tradespersons, & contractors; and the ability to identify issues related to tendering of projects.

This course also includes math skills that will provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to perform trade-based construction calculations using geometry, algebra, the principles of ratio and portion, elements of basic & advanced trigonometry, and mechanical reasoning for project estimating and calculations.
This course provides the learner with the basis for determining the resources required for a project and an understanding of building materials, tools, equipment and safety skills required to undertake projects.

Shop tools and equipment will be used to develop the skills required for heritage restoration projects.
This course provides the learner with a technical understanding of building systems; and the methods of investigation, documentation, and assessment of heritage buildings to determine priorities and approaches for the conservation of buildings using the principles and practices of heritage conservation.

This course introduces the learner to different types of construction tasks that may require conservation, repair, or replacement of such things as boardwalks, smaller utility buildings or structures, fences and gates, site grading, and landscaping that may be performed as part of their employment.

This course introduces learners to the theory behind structural interventions. Included are foundations, floor systems, wall systems, insulation,air barriers, vapour barriers, and roof systems.

The practicum will provide the experience required for structural interventions, building stabilization, preserving, repairing or replacing foundations, floor systems, wall systems, and roof systems. It includes use of different roofing materials and repairs to roofs.
This course introduces learners to the theoretical components involved in exterior architectural interventions including wall trim, cladding, stone & brick work, ornamental & other miscellaneous features, doors, windows, stairs, landings, guards, and handrails.

The practicum will provide the experience required to intervene with exterior architectural components including doors, windows, guards, stairs, landings, handrails, and ornamental features. It will include the application of different sidings or its preservation, repair, or replacement as well as other exterior finishes and building components.
This course introduces learners to the theoretical components involved in interior architectural interventions. Interior finishes such as paint, wall coverings including wood finishes, ornamental finishes, wallpaper, doors and hardware, stairs and landings, ceiling finishes, tiles, and flooring.

The practicum will provide the experience required to intervene with interior architectural components including interior finishes such as paint, wall coverings, wood finishes, ornamental features, flooring, wall finishes, ceiling finishes, interior doors, stairs, and guardrails. Repair, replacement, and preservation.
This course introduces learners to an understanding of the components involved in building services interventions. Heating, electrical, plumbing, and fire suppression components will be covered as well as when certain services may be required to meet building code requirements.

The practicum will provide a practical assessment of building services and the approaches for intervention. The need for a certified tradesperson will also be examined.