Lambton College

Construction Carpentry Techniques

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Program Information

School:Lambton College
Degree:Certificate; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Carpentry/Carpenter
Description:

The Construction Carpentry Techniques program is a one-year Ontario College Certificate program. It is designed to provide the learner with the skills necessary to enter the residential construction and renovation sector while improving his/her essential employability skills. The student will be trained to use hand and power tools accurately and safely to do a wide variety of carpentry tasks. All layout, framing, roof construction, stairs and foundations will be taken in theory and with hands-on training. Energy efficiencies and sustainable construction methods are a growing concern in residential construction and are dealt with in detail. The student will also learn safety procedures on the job, and how to calculate the amount of material and labour needed for building or renovating a house. Successful completion of this certificate program will prepare the graduate to challenge Level 1 of the in-school component of the carpentry apprenticeship.

URL:Construction Carpentry Techniques at Lambton College
Length:1 Year(s)
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Carpentry TradesCarpenters

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
O.S.S.D. or equivalent with:
Grade 12 English C or U

Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subject of English. The assessment(s) will demonstrate proficiency in required admission subjects. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext. 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.

* 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 May 18, 2021