Home Renovation Technician Diploma Program

Thinking of tackling a new home renovation project? Needing to get the skills for basic plumbing or to run wiring? Wanting to revive that tired looking wooden furniture or door trim? The NATS Home Renovation Technician program can help! This series of courses for tackling home projects include carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting, wood finishing/refinishing, and spray booth painting experience.

What You Will Learn In The Classroom

This curriculum is designed to provide classroom and lab “hands-on” training in the residential construction and remodeling fields; with particular emphasis placed on the fields of basic plumbing, carpentry, interior and exterior finishes, basic cabinetmaking, stair construction and installation and roof construction. Course content covers correct building techniques used by tradespeople necessary to meet relevant building codes.

Is a Career as a Home Renovation Technician Right for You?
Take the NATS “Trades Career Training Readiness” Quiz

The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Trades Career Training Readiness score now!

What You Will Learn In The Labs

Students in the Home Renovation Technician program will work with the following equipment: table saw, miter saw, drill press, band saw, planer, joiner, router, and a wide range of power and pneumatic tools.

What You Will Learn Outside of the Regular Classroom Setting

TPI-MAS helps students recognize the choices they have in life and how to control how they think to change the way they live their lives. Students will understand how the human mind works and how their beliefs and attitudes influence the present and shape the future. The program encourages students to have a positive outlook and strive for goals despite any challenges and obstacles.

The Enriched Academy program will teach you how to manage your money and build a solid financial future.

Basic And Construction Mathematics

Students will gain insight into the importance of accurate calculations to the success of a construction project…

Material Estimating And Cost Analysis

The student will engage in activities that will give the a basic understanding of the importance behind accurately estimating…

WHMIS 2015, Fall Protection And Tools Of Trade

The ability to understand the WHMIS 2015 system and know the complete set of WHMIS 2015 symbols are part of this module.

Building Layout And Blueprint Reading

In this module the student will learn the basics of building layout and blueprint reading in order to organize a project so…

Graduates of the Cabinetmaking program can also be referred to as:

  • Cabinetmaker
  • Cabinet Installer
  • Store Fixtures Construction and Installation
  • Architectural Millwork
  • Cabinetmaking Apprentice

Admissions Process

Our Mission at North American Trade Schools is to “service with excellence the needs of our community and the needs of our graduates by matching skills“.

We can’t do this without you.

We have designed a four-step admissions process that ensures we admit the right students with the potential to become great graduates that serve their communities with excellence.

Connect with Us

The first step is to connect with our admissions team, we are here for you! We know you have questions the good news is we have answers. All you have to do to get started is  fill out a form, call, text, email or even yell if you are close enough and we will commence your academic journey!

Confidential Interview

Now let’s get a little serious.  When we meet, we will review your academic and career goals, talk about your options and determine your eligibility.
The key for NATS is that you possess the right Attitude and Aptitude to be successful as a student and more importantly an employed Graduate of NATS. The interview and evaluations will help us determine your eligibility. Sounds exciting, doesn’t it?

Financial Assessment

Whether you have been fortunate enough to put money aside or you just can’t seem to imagine how you would pay for College, not to worry, we have a Team here to help.  I know free would be preferred, but you know what they say, the best things in life are never free!  During this appointment, we will determine your eligibility with one of our many different financial aid options.
Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify.

Enrollment Ready!

Last but certainly not least, after all the meetings and deliberation, we did it!
You are excited, comfortable with your chosen field and it is now time to put pen to paper and enroll.
Your admissions representative will take you step by step through all the forms to ensure you are prepared for the journey ahead.
We look forward to welcoming you to the NATS family soon!