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 one day WORKSHOP 
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Interactive 3-half day workshop!

Learn the fundamentals of the home building process!


The course acts as a foundation for those who want to enter the home building industry. Our expert instructor will guide you through the home building process using a well illustrated presentation with supporting videos. You will participate in group discussions to help you understand important housing concepts. The course will focus on the major areas of house construction, from site preparation and footings to roof framing and everything in between.


Course objectives

By the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • Identify and use common home construction terms

  • Explain the construction process from the footings to the roof

  • Identify the interactions with municipalities during the site development process

  • Explore fire and sound control methods

  • Explore different interior and exterior finish options





Dave has over 30 years experience in the residential construction industry in a variety of positions from hands-on trade experience to policy, Code and Tarion development. Dave is a former Tarion Operations Manager, Director of Industry Relations for the Ontario Home Builders’ Association and most recently Supervisor of Quality Assurance for Brookfield Residential. He has been involved in every Building Code change process with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing since 1992.

Dave is also a co-author of the Tarion Construction Performance Guidelines. Dave currently works with builders to analyze internal processes, identifying opportunities for quality improvements and customer service excellence.

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