Trades and Technology

General Carpenter Pre-Apprenticeship

22 weeks Certificate

There is a skilled worker shortage and carpenters are in high demand!


Train to use hand and power tools while working with various construction materials. You will learn the latest installation methods along with the best practices and workplace safety relevant in today's construction industry. 

March 26 at 6:30 pm, Canadore College West Parry Sound Campus
March 27 at 6:30 pm, Canadore College Commerce Court Campus

April - September, 2019 (21 Weeks in Parry Sound / 22 Weeks in North Bay)
Cost: FREE for qualified participants

What You Will Learn:

  • Math - Academic Upgrading
  • Safety Training (1 week)
  • General Carpenter - Level 1 (403A)
  • Secondary Trade Exposure - Electrical Techniques 
  • Work Placement (8 weeks)

Future Opportunities:

Upon completion of the program, students may pursue:

  • additional training to obtain grade 12 equivalency and further apprenticeship training. 
  • employment in a variety of commercial and residential construction fields. 

This pre-apprenticeship training program is funded by the Government of Ontario.

The pre-apprenticeship program is geared specifically to individuals with a minimum Grade 10 or equivalent.

Anyone with an interest in the carpentry or construction field can apply.