Camosun College

Carpentry Foundation

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Program Information

School:Camosun College
Faculty:Trades and Technology
Field of Study:Carpentry/Carpenter
Description:The Carpentry Foundation program (formerly Entry Level Trades) course is aimed at those students interested in initial entry into the carpentry trade. You're provided with a variety of levels of training to provide you with the skills and theory necessary to become competent in all aspects of the carpentry trade.

The program deals primarily with the residential construction end of the industry but will also introduce students to some aspects of the heavy construction industry and joinery trade. The course is six months long and divided into two halves, concrete foundation and formwork and wood framing for walls, roofs, and stairs.
URL:Carpentry Foundation at Camosun College
Length:6 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,300
International: $10,000
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry TradesCarpenters

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade11 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics  or  Grade11 Applied Mathematics 

Submit proof of a letter grade of ā€œCā€ or higher in English 11 or assessment, proof of a letter grade of ā€œCā€ or higher in Mathematics 11 or Applications of Mathematics 11 or MATH 038 or assessment or successful completion of Trades Assessment Test.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 15, 2015