Precast Concrete

Certificate of Qualification 244K, 244L

“Seeing the buildings in the city makes me proud of the work I do”

Precast Concrete guide hoisting engineers and crane operators in aligning concrete panels and slabs into place when constructing a new building. They are skilled at reading architectural drawings and diagrams, loading and unloading concrete pieces, aligning and bolting panels together, and applying grout between the cracks in the concrete to finish the walls.


  • Loading and unloading prefabricated concrete panels

  • Securing panels to structures

  • Applying grout between concrete panels and footings

Key Skills & Attributes

  • Detail-oriented

  • Comfortable working at heights

  • Capable of working in cold weather

Employment Sectors

  • Heavy Industrial Construction

  • Institutional and Commercial Construction

  • Engineering Construction

  • New home building and renovation

Apprenticeship Program

Approximately 3-4 years, 5,400 hours of technical and on-the-job training, and exam. Red seal trade certificate awarded after. As an apprentice, you can earn while you learn!

Entrance Requirements

  • Grade 10 minimum

Journeyperson Wage Rate


Did you know?

Unionized precast concrete finishing has been a steady line of work for over 150 years!

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