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Carpentry Foundationcarpentry

Full Time21 Weeks

Ft St James Campus

September 15, 2014 - February 20, 2015

Tuition: $3,124.03
Application: $15.00
Registration: $30.60
Technology Fee: $44.08
Texts & Supplies Approx: $600.00

Learn to create a building from the ground up!

This Foundation level program will take you through Level 1 technical training and provide you with the practical and essential skills related to the carpentry apprentice program. You’ll participate in class projects hands-on, in an outdoor environment. Graduates will receive a certificate of completion, credit with ITA for Level 1 technical training, and 450 work-based hours toward their carpentry apprenticeship.

Program Topics
• Safe work practices
• Documentation use
• Organizational skills
• Survey instruments
• Site layout
• Tools and equipment
• Construction materials
• Concrete formwork
• Residential house framing
• Building science

Admission Requirements
“C” or higher in:
• Grade 10 with English 10, and
• Common Grade 10 (Principles of Math 10 or Applications of Math 10 or Foundations and Pre-Calculus 10) or Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 11, Trades Math 041 or Math 030.

Mature Student Status
Students who do not meet the above requirements may wish to explore this option. Please schedule an appointment with a CNC advisor.

Still in high school?
Ask your school counselor about the CTC program - Dual Credits for completing your Dogwood.

“I took the Foundations Carpentry in the Spring of 2011 at the Fort St. James Campus. I now have all my
hours so that I can register for Level 2. I really enjoyed working on the new
Nak’al Bun School.“
Alan Gary Joseph, Yekooche First Nation

For more information about this apprenticeship visit the Industry Training Authority website.


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