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 Carpentry
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SchoolBritish Columbia Institute of Technology
LocationBurnaby, BC, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 18,147
DegreeNot Applicable
Honours
Co-op
Length840 Hour(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
Prerequisites NotesApplicants must be registered apprentices.
Cost
Scholarships
DescriptionA carpenter performs all work in connection with the assembly and erection of falsework and forms for concrete, wood and metal frame construction and installs interior and exterior finishing metals for residential, commercial, and industrial projects while conforming to plans and specifications and local building codes. Other trade skills include layout, rigging/signaling, cutting/welding and the erection and dismantling of scaffolding.

The apprenticeship process requires time spent on the job supplemented by in school training. A carpentry apprentice must complete a four-year program including 6360 workplace hours and 840 in-school hours of training completed in four levels of training, each for seven weeks. After completion and achievement of a passing grade, the apprentice will hold the B.C. Certificate of Apprenticeship, B.C. Certificate of Qualification, and the Interprovincial Standard Endorsement also known as Red Seal.
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