Skills Apprenticeship

General Carpenter Apprenticeship

Level Certificate

Receive specialized training in one of the largest training facilities in Ontario.

Overview

Apprentices will be trained to use hand and power tools while working with different wood types and products and a variety of construction materials. You will learn the latest installation methods along with the best practices and workplace safety relevant in today’s construction industry.


Upon completion of the certificate of qualification you may be employed as a General Carpenter, Certified Journeyperson, Skilled Trade Worker, Framer or any of the many specialized trades.


Must be a signed apprentice with the Ontario College of Trades to be eligible to take this program.   Go to http://www.collegeoftrades.ca/ or http://www.tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/training/ for more information.

Length of Study: 3 Levels. Each level is an 8 week block, 30 hours per week, totalling 240 hours.
Notes: Upon completion, successful students are eligible to challenge the Ontario Certificate of Qualification.

Your Future Career

  • General contracting
  • Construction companies
  • Residential and ICI sectors
  • Furniture and cabinet manufacturers

What You Learn

  • Advanced wood joinery, building processes and fastening systems
  • Forming, framing, and stair construction
  • Installation of windows, doors, and cabinets
  • Interior and exterior finishes
  • Plan reading, estimating, construction surveying and project layout

You must be a signed apprentice with the Ontario College of Trades to be eligible.

Go to http://www.collegeoftrades.ca/ or https://www.ontario.ca/page/employment-ontario

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

CRP100 Safety, Material and Tools - Level 1
CRP105 Plans, Specifications and Codes I - Level 1
CRP110 Estimating, Calculation and Layout I - Level 1
CRP115 Metal Cutting and Welding - Level 1
CRP200 Residential Construction - Level 2
CRP205 Plans, Specifications and Codes II - Level 2
CRP210 Estimating, Calculation and Layout II - Level 2
CRP300 Commercial Construction - Level 3
CRP305 Plans, Specifications & Codes - Level 3
CRP310 Estimating, Calculation & Layout III - Level 3
Certificate