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Bistro ’67

Bistro ’67, a new teaching-inspired restaurant located inside the Centre for Food at Durham College’s Whitby campus, offers guests a unique dining experience in a creative learning environment that represents what happens when communities, local farmers and education work together. 



The bookstore offers textbooks, school supplies, giftware, Durham College-branded items and more.



The renovated cafeteria includes seating for 171 students and features food services from Pizza Pizza, Grill Works, Home Zone, Chicken Chicken and Express. Tim Hortons is also available directly across from the main cafeteria area.


Carpentry shop

In the 7,500-square-foot Carpentry shop, students learn how to build energy-efficient, green residential buildings through a wide range of carpentry skills including blueprint reading, building codes, layout and framework, interior and exterior finishes and much more.


Centre for Food

This award-winning learning centre offers a full-service, green-certified teaching-inspired restaurant and lounge; state-of-the-art labs; classrooms; and meeting spaces designed to accommodate approximately 900 students pursuing careers in the culinary, hospitality, tourism and agriculture sectors.



These classrooms feature wireless capability and state-of-the-art data projector systems. Two of the classrooms have 50 seats while the third features a retractable wall, giving it the capability to be one 100-seat classroom or two 50-seat classrooms.



This area includes two 40-seat computer labs, one 80-seat classroom and Electrical and Energy Audit labs, which are used by students in the Renewable Energy Technician and Energy Audit Techniques programs.


Computer Commons

Featuring 75 computer workstations, the Computer Commons also offers computer support to students, faculty, staff and administrators. Students can also access Media Services and sign out equipment for class projects and presentations.


Corporate Training Services

This area houses Durham College’s Corporate Training Services (CTS), which has been delivering client-focused and results-driven training solutions with programs in business, online, trades, technical/safety and driver training for more than 30 years.



This area includes the Electrical shop where students can install residential and industrial wiring in a simulated environment, as well as practise conduit bending, layout and design.


Elevating Devices Shop

Apprenticeship students are trained in the service and maintenance of elevating devices in the Elevating Devices shop. This includes elevators, escalators, chair lifts and moving sidewalks.


Greenhouse lab/classroom

A greenhouse, which accommodates multi-laboratory classes, is designed to provide students with a better understanding of the full potential of growing plants and produce all year long.


HVAC lab and Energy shop

The newly expanded HVAC lab allows Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning and Gas Technician 2 program students to work on piping, hot water systems, air conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration and ducts using all-new equipment. This includes high-efficiency, naturally vented and gas furnaces; oil and hot water tanks; boilers; threading machines; dryers; and stoves.

The Energy shop is used primarily by students in the Renewable Energy Technician, Energy Audit Techniques and Power Engineering Technician programs. Here they study a variety of energy sources including solar-photovoltaic panels, hydro power simulators and wind turbine generators.


Hydraulics and PMF lab

The Hydraulics and PMF lab features the two branches of fluid power: pneumatics (air) and hydraulics (fluid). Students learn how to recognize various valves and other components and how to build pneumatic and hydraulic circuits on training boards.


Industrial Mechanic shop

The Industrial Mechanic shop trains apprenticeship students in the mechanical maintenance of equipment found in a variety of industries and how to produce spare parts using machine shop equipment.


Learning Lab 1

Learning Lab 1 is a new high-efficiency green home that features open walls and the latest in environmentally friendly and energy-efficient technologies ranging from heated flooring to tank-less water heaters and exposed plumbing and insulation.


Learning Lab – 158 Banting

The Whitby campus houses two learning labs, which serve to demonstrate the many changes that have occurred in the construction and building trades’ field over the years and ways to retrofit older homes.



The library offers a variety of books, digital resources and other materials to students, faculty and staff. Supplemental trade-related materials may be borrowed for up to two weeks.


Motor Vehicle shops 1 and 2

Using vehicles that are donated by area automotive dealers and manufacturers students receive practical and theoretical training in the Motor Vehicle shops. This includes older model vehicles for disassembly and re-assembly procedures and the teaching of troubleshooting techniques for newer model vehicles.



Pantry is a unique retail food store with an urban vibe, located in the Centre for Food (CFF) at the Whitby campus. Pantry offers a delicious assortment of foods prepared with quality in mind, by students in our state-of-the-art culinary classrooms and labs. 


Pipe trades

This area is used to provide realistic training for plumbing, fire alarm systems and sprinkler alarm systems installation, pipe cutting and assembly. The test bench is used for testing piping projects for pressure and leaks.


Pneumatics lab

This lab features the two branches of fluid power: pneumatics (air) and hydraulics (fluid). Students learn how to recognize various valves and other components and how to build pneumatic and hydraulic circuits on training boards.


Power Engineering lab

Students in the Power Engineering Technician program study all aspects of power plant operation in this lab and 60-seat classroom including boiler systems, electrical equipment and heating and refrigeration systems, instrumentation and controls.


Strategic Enrolment Services

Strategic Enrolment Services offers a variety of student services including admissions, registration, parking, document requests, withdrawal, refund requests and more.


Student Services and Student Association

This area offers seating for more than 100 students and includes a TV lounge, the Tuck Shop and offices for the Student Association; Office of Student Diversity, Inclusion and Transitions; Access and Support Centre; and Student Academic Learning Services.


Welding shop

Used by many of the campus’ students, the Welding shop provides individual vented work stations for independent work and training including SMAW (arc welding), GMAW (mig welding), GTAW (tig welding), oxy acetylene welding and cutting, plasma cutting and metal fabricating.


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