School of Trades and Technology

Renovation Techniques – Construction Carpentry

28 weeks Ontario College Certificate

Get the skills you need to work in this booming industry.

Overview

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

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

OSSD or equivalent

Semester 1

BTT 025 Tools and Equipment
BTT 030 Building Materials
CAR 010 Site Layout
CAR 022 Foundation Systems
CMM 125 College Communications

Semester 2

CAR 032 Wood Framing
HUM 100 Interpersonal Relations
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 2849.02 $1055 - - $3904.02

Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 

Online Campus Shop

You will also need:

  • CSA approved work boots, Grade 1 (green patch) - apx. $150.00
  • CSA approved safety glasses, Class 1 - apx. $20.00
  • CSA approved hard hat, coloured, Type 1, Class E / Type 2, Class E - apx. $25.00 
  • CSA approved hearing protection, Class B - apx. $20.00
  • Nail apron - apx. $60.00
  • Hammer - apx. $40.00
  • Imperial tape measure - apx. $25.00
  • Utility knife - apx. $15.00
  • Pull saw, fine tooth - apx. $20.00
  • Set of chisels (1/4", 1/2", 3/4", 1") - apx. $40.00
  • Butt chisel, 1 1/4" - $20.00
  • Mason line - apx. $10.00
  • Aviation snips - apx. $15.00
  • Combination square - apx. $15.00
  • Drafting equipment - imperial scale, 30/60, 45 set squares, eraser, eraser shield, pencil HB/2H - apx. $60.00
Ontario College Certificate

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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Futher your education to Canadore's Building Construction Technician program.


Please contact the Admissions Office if you have additional questions about the internal application process:

Admissions Office
705.474.7600 ext 5123
Admissions@canadorecollege.ca