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The Workforce Accelerator Generating Employment (W.A.G.E.) II Construction Fundamentals program will give you the skills and training you need to get a job in this quickly-growing sector.


16-weeks, full-time hours Monday through Friday

Get hands-on training in Mohawk College’s world-class facilities

Limited Spaces Available!

New sessions starting:

    • May 2022
    • August 2022
    • December 2022

The program will offer 3 credit courses that can be used towards Mohawk's Construction Techniques certificate*:

*Conditions apply. Subject to Mohawk College’s
Course Exemption Policy

Students will also receive industry-recognized certifications such as:

  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Standard First Aid with CPR
  • Health & Safety Awareness
  • Working at Heights
  • Propane in Construction
  • Skid Steer Loader
  • Rough Terrain Forklift
  • Mini Excavator Safety
  • Chainsaw Safety
  • Confined Space
  • Hoisting & Rigging
  • Traffic Control
  • Oxy-Acetylene Cutting & Burning
  • Fire Watch
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Elevating Work Platform

Additional Program Supports:

  • Employability skills webinars and training sessions
  • Childcare subsidy and transportation assistance
  • Program Entry & Exit Toolkits
  • Association memberships and equipment purchases
  • Assistance in completing OCAS applications

If you are interested in joining the W.A.G.E. Construction Fundamentals program, join us at an upcoming information session to determine if you qualify.


Connect with IEC Hamilton at experience@iechamilton.ca


If you're unable to attend the information session, please connect with us at experience@iechamilton.ca for any questions you may have.