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 General Carpenter
SchoolAlgonquin College - Pembroke Campus
LocationPembroke, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 1,000
Length24 Week(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites NotesApplicants must be formally registered as apprentices, must be currently employed in the trade, and must be released by employers to attend the College. Eligibility is determined by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.
DescriptionThis apprenticeship program fulfills the in-class requirements for the General Carpenter apprenticeship program and prepares apprentices to work as skilled carpenters in the construction industry.

Carpenters are required to perform a variety of specialized jobs, including rough carpentry, form building, framing, fine finishing and maintenance work. In addition to these skills, a carpenter needs to have a basic understanding of standard building procedures, building regulations and properties of materials. Due to the construction industry involving the combined efforts of a number of different trades, carpenters must be familiar with the relationship of carpentry work to that of other journeymen.
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