Program learning outcomes outline what Mohawk's graduates need to know and be able to do after they complete this program.
Initially, most program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators. Now, they are reviewed and updated during program review, in consultation with employers, graduates, and current students.
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The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- Communicate with clients, contractors, other building professionals, and approval authorities.
- Assist in the preparation, reading, and interpretation of drawings, and other graphical representations used in building projects.
- Read and assist in the preparation of specifications and other project documents used in design and construction.
- Assist in the preparation of estimates of time, costs, and quantity.
- Assist in solving technical problems related to building projects through the application of principles of building science and mathematics.
- Collaborate with members of the building team.
- Assist in the development of architectural designs.
- Review and assist in the preparation of site planning documents.
- Comply with the legal and ethical requirements of an architectural technician in the practice of building design and construction.
- Assist in the assessment of buildings related to repurposing and renovation projects.
- Ensure personal safety in the workplace.
- Identify sustainable design and building practices.
- Use current and emerging technology to support building projects.
- Assist in the administration of the construction phase of building projects.
Essential Employability Skills
All graduates with the following Ontario College credentials, Ontario College Certificate, Ontario College Diploma and Ontario College Advanced Diploma, must be able to reliably demonstrate Essential Employability Skills in a combination of the following 11 skill areas:
- Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
- Respond to written, spoken or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
- Execute mathematical operations accurately.
- Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
- Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
- Locate, select, organize and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
- Analyze, evaluate and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
- Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems and contributions of others.
- Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
- Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
- Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions and consequences.
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