CTC Option

High school students may be eligible to take this program. See your school counsellor for details.

Admission requirements

Requirements

The admission requirements mentioned below are the minimum requirements.

  1. Grade 10 with English 10 with a “C” or higher.
  2. Common Grade 10 or Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 11 or Trades Math 041 or Math 030 with a “C” or higher

Students who do not meet the above requirement, and think they may be admissible as a mature student should consult a CNC counsellor/advisor.

Selection process

Students are encouraged to submit a resumé and handwritten statement indicating reasons for wishing to enter the program as well as complete two pre-Trades evaluations: a test of mechanical reasoning skills, and the College English/Math Achievement Test (EMAT). Both of these items are included in the selection criteria listed below and will be awarded points.

If the program is over-subscribed, students will be selected based on the selection criteria listed below.

  1. The letter grade for English 10, English 030 or Communications 11 or equivalent will contribute its actual points to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc.
  2. The letter grade for Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10, Math 030, Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 10 or equivalent, will contribute its actual points to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc.
  3. Credit in Physics 11 or equivalent with a grade of “C” or higher will be awarded 4 points.
  4. The mechanical reasoning portion of the Student Readiness Assessment will be awarded a maximum of 5 points.
  5. The English portion of the Student Readiness Assessmentwill be awarded a maximum of 1 point.
  6. The Math portion of the Student Readiness Assessmentwill be awarded a maximum of 1 point.
  7. Credit in one or more trades-related courses at the Grade 12 level with a grade of “B” or higher, or successful completion of any foundation-level trades training program or documented experience of one year in a trade will be awarded 3 points.
  8. Credit in any of the following: English 11, Principles of Math 11, or equivalents, or Trades Math 041 and Trades Math 042 with a “C” grade or higher will be awarded 3 points.
  9. Credit for submitting a resumé and personal handwritten statement indicating their reasons for wishing to enter this program will be awarded a maximum of 3 points.

Maximum points = 28

Note: High school graduation with English 12, Math 11 and Physics 11 (where applicable) is recommended and required by some employers in order to be indentured as an apprentice.

Carpentry

  • Credential: Certificate
  • Type: Full-time
  • Length: 21 weeks
  • Campus: Prince George, Fort St. James, Quesnel, Vanderhoof
  • Fees: $2,810
These fees are an estimate and do not include books.