Construction Carpentry - Renovation Techniques

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Program at a glance

Program code: 
Ontario College Certificate
Length of study: 
28 weeks
Study options: 
Campus location: 
Commerce Court

Renovation Techniques - Construction Carpentry

The construction industry is booming, and now is the time to get the skills you need to work in this diverse field. From foundation to framing, learn to construct and retrofit new buildings in one of the largest construction labs in the province. The program offers a blend of theoretical and practical training with a focus on safety and sustainability.


Your Future Career

  • Commercial or residential construction
  • Carpentry and general contracting
  • Homebuilding companies
  • Woodworking shops
  • Restoration
  • Lumberyards and hardware stores

What You Learn

  • Carpentry skills
  • Portable and stationary power tools              
  • Building materials                              
  • Site layout
  • Foundation systems
  • Wood framing
  • Estimating
  • Ontario Building Code
Admission Requirements: 

Program Prerequisites

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

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Semester One - Fall:

BTT 025Tools and Equipment

BTT 030 Building Materials

CAR 010 Site Layout

CAR 022 Foundation Systems

HUM 100 Interpersonal Relations

CMM 125 College Communications


Semester Two - Winter:

CAR 032 Wood Framing

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Learning Outcomes: 

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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