Construction Technology, Grades 9 and 10 ABQ (OISE, Halton, Summer 2017, Blended)

July 4, 2017 to July 19, 2017

  • Category: ABQ
  • Region: GTA
  • Topic: Technological Education
  • Grades: Intermediate (grades 7-10)
In this course the elements of residential construction will be explored as they apply to the broad-based area of Construction Technology. Candidates will explore basic construction techniques in carpentry, electricity, plumbing, drywall, painting, decorating and building design. Emphasis will be on curriculum design focusing on developing activity-based projects that engage a variety of design and problem-solving processes. Instructional strategies, including cooperative learning, problem-solving, classroom management for a safe classroom, and evaluation of performance-based learning provide a focus for the development of learning modules and other instructional methods appropriate for broad-based and integrated technology programs. The course includes evaluation of participants’ technical proficiency and safe use of tools and equipment in Construction Technology.


There is a $100 non-refundable materials charge for the course due on the first day of classes.

It is recommended that participants wear steel-toed footwear to class.  Safety glasses and shop coats may be provided.



  1. Candidates who DO have both the 9/10 and 11/12 certification in one Technological area listed on their Ontario College of Teachers’ Certificate of Qualification qualify to take any other 9/10 Technological course. (Please note that to take the grade 11/12 course in another area there are prerequisites)
  2. Applicants who DO NOT have Technological Education listed on their Ontario College of Teachers’ Certificate of Qualification, i.e. 9/10 and 11/12 Technological courses in the same area, must meet the following work experience admission requirements:
  • 5 years of full time, related and acceptable wage earning work experience refer to table below
  • Work experience must be completed in blocks of at least 4 months
  • Part-time work as a student while attending school or between semesters and summer breaks does not count
  • Work experience must be documented on company letterhead outlining the duties performed with dates, and signed by an appropriate Supervisor


  • 3 years full-time work experience as defined above in an OISE listed trade or profession AFTER successful completion of a related 2 year diploma program


  • 2 years full-time wage earning experience as defined above in an OISE listed trade or profession AFTER successful completion of a related 3 or 4 year diploma/degree program


Applicants to a Technology AQ course must have formal technical education, proof of competence and skilled wage-earning experience in one or more of the following GENERAL areas (inquiries about experience in a specific field are assessed on a case-by-case basis by the assessment office):

Construction Technology

  • Cabinetmaker
  • General Carpenter
  • Electrician Construction and Maintenance
  • Plumber
  • Masonry
  • Civil Engineer
  • Heating and Cooling
  • Organizer: OISE at University of Toronto
  • Cost: $795.00 plus materials fee. See website for more information.
  • Location: Halton - Lester B. Pearson High School
  • Website:
  • Contact: OISE Continuing and Professional Learning
  • Phone: 416-978-2474
  • Email: