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Construction is booming in British Columbia and the demand for well–trained, business–savvy tradespeople is higher than ever. Practical construction knowledge that allows you to enter management and supervisor roles. Building Code course will provide you with a thorough understanding of Canadian building law and the British Columbia Building Code.

Construction Operations and Supervision

Diploma
35 Weeks, 4-week practicum

Construction Project Management

Diploma
35 Weeks, 4-week practicum

Construction Operations Technician

Certificate
18 Weeks

Summary of Construction

Brighton College’s Construction programs focus on building design and drafting, estimating, interior design, piping services design, high-level computer-aided design modeling, construction project management, and the application of building code and city bylaws to construction projects. Successful students are well-prepared for employment opportunities in local construction firms and with contracting, engineering, and architecture companies.

The Industry

In 2017, construction projects underway in BC a value of approximately $75.1 billion, with proposed projects a value of over $325 billion (British Columbia Major Projects Inventory, Fourth Quarter 2017).

The construction sector accounts for one of British Columbia’s three principal sources of employment, and currently is seeing a notable demand for professionals with the skills to design, plan, and execute a variety of private and public construction projects. An expected 59,100 jobs are expected to open up in the Construction industry in BC in between 2017 and 2027 (B.C.’S Labour Market Outlook: 2017 Edition).

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Testimonials

Sarah Lopecillo 

"I came to Brighton College on the recommendation of a friend. I liked the education best, as it was straight to the point and the lessons were really for the future."

Sarah Lopecillo 

ACCOUNTING AND PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATE 

2019-04-08T10:29:18-07:00

Sarah Lopecillo 

ACCOUNTING AND PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATE 

"I came to Brighton College on the recommendation of a friend. I liked the education best, as it was straight to the point and the lessons were really for the future."

Lady Anne Liwanay 

"My previous work experience was data-entry for an environmental lab. I was not satisfied or happy with my chosen career. I want to learn more than just the technical part of the job.  I have learned so much and the instructors are very knowledgeable and inspiring."
2019-04-08T11:07:10-07:00
"My previous work experience was data-entry for an environmental lab. I was not satisfied or happy with my chosen career. I want to learn more than just the technical part of the job.  I have learned so much and the instructors are very knowledgeable and inspiring."

Natasha Lavoie 

"It was clear to me from the beginning that Brighton College was a smart choice. The registration process was straightforward and uncomplicated. The team of staff helped with everything from the initial college application to completing the Student Loan documentation. Brighton College provided me with the opportunity I needed to become successful within the career of my choice." 

Natasha Lavoie 

ACCOUNTING AND PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATE 

2019-04-08T11:07:54-07:00

Natasha Lavoie 

ACCOUNTING AND PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATE 

"It was clear to me from the beginning that Brighton College was a smart choice. The registration process was straightforward and uncomplicated. The team of staff helped with everything from the initial college application to completing the Student Loan documentation. Brighton College provided me with the opportunity I needed to become successful within the career of my choice." 

Hoai Chau Nguyen 

"I decided to attend Brighton College because of the short and helpful program options. I could save a lot of time getting my degree. The classes are small so I had more chances to discuss with the instructors and classmates. People are very friendly and fun here. Felt like a family. I am glad to say I was happy here and I know my decision to study here was right."

Hoai Chau Nguyen

COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING AND OFFICE DIPLOMA

2019-04-08T12:57:18-07:00

Hoai Chau Nguyen

COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING AND OFFICE DIPLOMA

"I decided to attend Brighton College because of the short and helpful program options. I could save a lot of time getting my degree. The classes are small so I had more chances to discuss with the instructors and classmates. People are very friendly and fun here. Felt like a family. I am glad to say I was happy here and I know my decision to study here was right."

Mary Jean Amaza 

"Before attending Brighton, I took Bachelor of Science in Accounting in the Philippines. I worked in accounting and then shifted into caregiving. Challenge in our country and hard to find a job that pays well. I liked the environment, I was treated as a friend and family. Everyone was approachable. You can always see a smile on their faces. Instructors were very helpful. I have learned a lot and [the experience] made me confident." 

Mary Jean Amaza

COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING AND OFFICE DIPLOMA

2019-04-08T12:59:30-07:00

Mary Jean Amaza

COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING AND OFFICE DIPLOMA

"Before attending Brighton, I took Bachelor of Science in Accounting in the Philippines. I worked in accounting and then shifted into caregiving. Challenge in our country and hard to find a job that pays well. I liked the environment, I was treated as a friend and family. Everyone was approachable. You can always see a smile on their faces. Instructors were very helpful. I have learned a lot and [the experience] made me confident." 

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