Ottawa Construction Association

ConstrucTOUR

Upcoming Sessions
There are currently no upcoming sessions scheduled for this course
Course Duration

The course duration is approximately 5


Price

OCA Members: $0.00
Non-Members: $0.00


Requirements

Important Information: Students, by law, must be a minimum of 16 years of age to go on a construction site. Safety boots must be "grade 1" and have a green triangle on them and must be supplied by the student. OCA will provide hard-hats, safety vests and safety glasses. No shorts. OCA will provide refreshments and lunch.


Description

Each year the Ottawa Construction Association brings area high-school students and teachers on a half-day tour of a major construction project and either la Cité collégiale campus d'Orleans or Algonquin College Centre of Construction Excellence.

The tours are organized to introduce youth to the potential opportunities in the commercial construction industry as well as to dispel myths about the industry.

Tours are organized in both the spring and fall for the school boards.

The following dates are now open for student registration:

  • Friday, November 2nd  Students from Ottawa Catholic School Board 
  • Friday, November 9th   - Students from the Ottawa Carleton District School Board
  • Friday, November 16th - Students from the French School Boards - CEPEO, CECCE, CSDCEO

ConstrucTOUR 2018 features:

•    Construction site walking tour of the new Ottawa Hyrdro Headquarters project (pictured below) being constructed by M. Sullivan & Son Limited.

•    Both of the English School Board tours start and end points will be Algonquin College ACCE Building. The French School Boards tour start and end points will be la Cité collégiale campus d'Orleans Both colleges will be showcasing the various construction or design programs that are available.

OCA is working with the local school boards and prefers all interested students to be registered by their school board - either by a teacher or the School Board contact below. All school board officials should use the REGISTRATION LINK above to register students.

If this is not an option please contact Manager John DeVries at jdv@oca.ca to be registered.

School Board designated coordinators responsible for Youth Apprenticeships.

English School Board Contacts:

Ottawa Carleton District School Board - Candace Carson  - candace.carson@ocdsb.ca

Ottawa Catholic School Board - Liana Pagotto - liana.pagotto@ocsb.ca

Click HERE to download the November 2nd and 9th ConstrucTOUR detailed itinerary.



Requirements

Important Information: Students, by law, must be a minimum of 16 years of age to go on a construction site. Safety boots must be "grade 1" and have a green triangle on them and must be supplied by the student. OCA will provide hard-hats, safety vests and safety glasses. No shorts. OCA will provide refreshments and lunch.


Upcoming Sessions
There are currently no upcoming sessions scheduled for this course