General Public Courses

Threshold ClassGeneral Home Maintenance

  • Are you a homeowner looking to develop some basic home maintenance skills?
  • Are you tired of paying too much for simple home repairs?
  • Are you considering a career in the trades but are unsure where to start?

If so, check out our General Home Maintenance course.

In a cooperative and upbeat environment, students learn basic home maintenance skills and tool techniques. Topics include carpentry, electrical, plumbing and drywall. Courses are hands-on and take place in our demonstration centres and interactive work areas. Our instructors are experts with years of experience in their respective trades.

Classes run from 6 to 9:30 pm. All tools, materials and safety equipment are provided.

Weekly Topics

  • Week 1: Tools & Safety
  • General Home MaintenanceWeek 2: Basic Carpentry
  • Week 3: Trim Carpentry
  • Week 4: Basics of Electricity
  • Week 5: Electrical Repair & Troubleshooting
  • Week 6: Plumbing Basics
  • Week 7: Plumbing Repair
  • Week 8: Drywall Installation
  • Week 9: Drywall Finishing & Repair
Regular Unwaged
Full 9-Week Course $420 $270

Note 1: As we provide material for our courses 50% of the fee is non refundable. 

Note 2: Classes are running at capacity and due to safety reasons, we cannot offer make-up classes. 

Corporate Training

Start Dates
Spring 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 – full

Thursday, April 12, 2018 – full

Fall 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 

Thursday, September 13, 2018 – full

Winter 2019 Dates in January TBD

For registration or additional information please call 905-522-8686 or email.

Corporate & Group Training

We offer customized hands-on training to corporations and groups that are interested in developing their knowledge with respect to the building trades (minimum of 10 participants required).

In addition, we offer certification in Emergency First Aid, CPR, and Working at Heights.

Our customized training service includes rental of our classroom and shop as well as instruction by licensed tradespeople.

If you would like to discuss how we could customize a training package for you, please email or call 905-522-8686.