Construction Technology


According to the Ontario Construction Secretariat, “The construction industry is one of Ontario’s largest employers. Total construction labour force numbers in the province reached 420,000 workers in 2005. Construction accounted for the direct employment of close to 395,000 workers in 2005, up by 22% compared to 2000.”
Niagara Catholic’s Construction Specialist High Skills Major program focuses on residential and light construction systems related to commercial, industrial and/or recreational construction. Students learn about and gain practical experience with various types of materials, processes, labour, tools, and equipment used in the construction industry, technical drawings and auxiliary systems. Students also study industry standards and building codes, consider health and safety issues, and the impact of construction technology on society and the environment.

Where is Construction SHSM Offered?

  • Lakeshore Catholic, Port Colborne

Need more Information? 

  • Visit your guidance department
  • Speak to the teacher in this area
  • Career information go to Ontario Skills Passport


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Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Ministry Fact Sheet  >>
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