Pre-Cast Erector

DURATION

The program runs 8 weeks (Monday to Friday) 8:30am – 3:30pm each day. You must be able to support yourself for the duration of the program. No transportation is provided for apprenticeship training

General

Possessing good hand-eye coordination and skilled at estimating weights and distances, precast concrete erectors connect rigging and help guide crane operators in aligning prefabricated concrete panels and slabs into place when constructing a new building. Their duties include loading and unloading prefabricated concrete panels, securing panels to structures, and applying grout between concrete panels and footings. Individuals who are suited to this trade are detail-oriented, physically fit, comfortable working at heights, and capable of working in cold weather. Flexible hours are a requirement.

The Precast Concrete Erector apprenticeship consists of 5,400 hours in total, 240 hours of which are held at the Training Centre. Our in-school training program conforms to the standards set out by Skilled Trades Ontario, and is designed to provide apprentices with a wide range of skills, including:

  • Construction Health and Safety training
  • Trade calculations and blueprint reading
  • Safe hand and power tool operation
  • Erecting and dismantling scaffolding
  • Hoisting and rigging
  • Hand signals
  • Suspended access platforms
  • Elevating work platforms
You must have a minimum of Grade 10 high school education or its equivalent in order to be eligible to register for the Precast Concrete Erector apprenticeship program.


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