Building Up

Record #: MET0734
Last Full Update: 06 Nov 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-526-5564
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Melissa Savone, Outreach Manager

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Federal ; United Way ; Fees ; Foundation ; Corporate sponsors

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Pre-apprenticeship construction program
16-week paid training on-site and in-class to prepare for careers in construction trades

  • essential skills - trades math, reading comprehension and soft skills training
  • trade skills - power tools, drywall, painting, carpentry, plumbing
  • health and safety
  • water retrofits, general labour, general contracting

Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm

Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York County
Boundaries Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Individuals 18 years and older who are facing barriers to employment, must be Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or Convention refugee, and have valid work permit, have an ESL Level 6+, have grade 10 education (ideal but not required)

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Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
116 Industry St
Unit 208
Toronto, ON
Canada M6M 4L8
Intersection Jane St and Trethewey Dr
Mailing Address 116 Industry St 
Unit 208 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M6M 4L8
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance - parking lot ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features - lowered buttons ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features, including automatic door, safety grip bars, lowered sink, soap dispenser, paper towels or dryer

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training
HCSD Sub Heading Apprenticeship
Service Categories Apprenticeship Preparation ~ Construction/Mining Occupations

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