18 months
24411 CAD/year
7780 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Carpentry and Renovation Technician program from Humber College covers both the technical and business aspects of the home renovation industry. You will study all facets of house construction and basic building systems including building codes.

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Your courses will provide you with the business skills that you need to succeed in the industry including management, estimating, finances and communications. Humber’s labs provide the opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience. This Carpentry and Renovation Technician program from Humber College is offered in an accelerated format, enabling you to enter the workforce sooner by completing the equivalent of four semesters of study in three semesters (one calendar year).

Your Career

The home renovation industry is booming with Canadians spending nearly $41 billion a year to repair, remodel and update their homes. You can find employment as an assistant site superintendent, a renovator’s helper, or you can work in a specific sub trade such as drywall, hardwood installation, trim work and more. With a few years of work experience, you could be ready to work in construction management or start your own business.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Blueprint Reading
  • Safety
  • Rough Framing
  • Building Systems 
  • Environmental Remediation
  • Mathematics for the Home Renovation Technician
  • English for Skilled Trade Professionals

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:

  • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
  • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)
  • Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24411 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24411 CAD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    7780 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7780 CAD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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