Yukon Housing Corporation’s Strategic plan includes a focus on education and training for industry and the public on a range of topics related to housing.
These training opportunities promote professional development in Yukon’s construction trades sector, give the public a better understanding of new home construction, and self-managing a home construction project for those Yukoners who want to build their own home.
2017 Contractor's Breakfast Series will include:
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Changes to the Good Energy Rebate Program and the EnerGuide Rating System
Learn from local builders that are leading Canada in building super-insulated new homes and retrofitting existing homes to high energy performance standards.
Speakers: Craig Olsen, Certified Energy Advisor at Olsen's Resource Consulting
Matt Ooms, Senior Energy Advisor for Yukon government
Thursday, April 13, 2017
The Law for Contractors 101
Learn about contractors, extras, change of scope, inspections and builder liens basics.
Speakers: Greg Fekete and Mark Wallace from Austring, Fendrick & Fairman
Information on future speakers and topics will be announced soon.
All breakfasts will be held at the Coast High Country Inn from 7:45am to 10:30am.
To sign up, call 667-5759.
Yukon College Continuing Education - Industry and Safety Training
Whether you are beginning a career in construction trades or looking to acquire certification for a particular trade, Yukon College’s Continuing Education program has the training programs designed to help you get where you want to be.
A career in Yukon’s construction trades can be a dynamic, in-demand and rewarding vocation. The Advanced Education Branch of Yukon Education provides a number of programs for the training and certification of apprentices and trades workers in Yukon.
From land selection to costing and contracting, this course co-delivered by the Yukon Housing Corporation offers practical information on how to manage the construction or renovation of your own home.
Northern Safety Network Yukon
The goal of the NSNY is to foster a commitment to occupational health and safety among Yukon workers and employers. NSNY offers a range of classroom and skills based safety training courses designed to support individual safety on the job, courses are endorsed by Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board. NSNY administers the Certificate of Recognition (COR™) Program. COR is an auditable occupational health and safety certification program for all Yukon employers.
410 Jarvis Street
Yukon Housing Corporation
Box 2703 (Y-1)
Phone: (867) 667-5759
Toll-free (in Yukon): 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5759
Fax: (867) 667-3664