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Women in Construction can fill roles from drafting and design to project management to operations and supervision.

Roles for Women in Construction

By Brighton College on June 19th, 2018 in Construction

Women with a strong work ethic, assertiveness skills, and solid boundaries are highly successful in the male-dominated construction industry. Attributes including attention to detail, negotiation skills, emotional intelligence, Read more >

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Construct Your Career

By Jay Oun on August 26th, 2014 in Careers, Construction

Are you the type of person that is well-organized, good at math and able to solve problems easily? This program may be the boost you need to advance your career in the construction field. The construction industry in Vancouver is booming and Read more >

AutoCAD and Construction Programs to be Launched at Surrey Campus this Summer!

By Jay Oun on April 10th, 2014 in Construction

Brighton College’s Surrey campus is now offering AutoCAD and Construction Technician programs! Be closer to home while you work on your career. Both modules will occur Read more >

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How to Get Into Construction Management

By Stephanie Stover on May 27th, 2013 in Construction

Construction management is a competitive position, as it is one of the main careers all construction workers aspire to. For those who are serious about pursuing a career in this area, here are some tips as to how to get into construction management: Read more >

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Why Should I go to School for Construction?

By Stephanie Stover on May 7th, 2013 in Construction

Are you considering finding work right after high school? Want a good job without spending four years in college? Many students choose to go into construction as it offers a dynamic environment and good pay for an honorable career. However, without going to school for construction you will find it difficult to advance within a company or grow within the industry. A 15-week certificate in construction and drafting is perfect if you would like to get a head start on your career and make more money quicker. If you are considering jumping into a construction career right after high school, or are looking for a new career path, here are some reasons why you should consider getting a quick certificate from a construction school first: Read more >

Top 10 Highest Paying Construction Careers

By Stephanie Stover on April 25th, 2013 in Construction

Interested in a construction career? Find out about the Top 10 Highest Paying Construction Careers, what they do and what education you need to start your career.

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Community Growth Surging Forward for Women in Construction!

By Brighton College on April 23rd, 2013 in Construction

Although women working in trades have come a long way,  women only account for roughly 7%[1] of workers in the construction industry. These statistics show that women working in this field might feel somewhat disconnected and these numbers can even prevent women from wanting to participate in the trades industry at all. Read more >

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Find Out Everything You Need To Know About The Construction Industry in B.C.

By Stephanie Stover on April 19th, 2013 in Construction

What is Construction?

Construction, as it pertains to engineering and architecture, is the creation of an infrastructure which covers all stages of the construction process including initial project design ideas, project creation, and management, and seeing the project through to completion. Read more >

The World’s Greenest City 2020 – Vancouver’s Changing Industry Demands

By Brighton College on July 6th, 2012 in Architectural Design, Brighton College News, Civil Infrastructure Design, Construction

In 2009, the city of Vancouver set out on a mission to become the world’s greenest city by the year 2020, setting 10 ambitious goals under the ‘Greenest City 2020 Action Plan’ (GCAP) to help achieve its new name. With buildings accounting for 55% of Vancouver’s greenhouse gas emissions, the city has taken serious action to improve the environmental performance of its buildings through sustainable architecture and green design.   Read more >

Join us for a Discussion: Construction in the New Economy

By Brighton College on July 3rd, 2012 in Brighton College News, Construction

Are you looking for a career in construction or a related field? If you’re pursuing a future in the industry, don’t miss an exciting conversation during our complimentary information session on Thursday, November 24, 2011. Read more >