Carpenter - General Apprentice (Advanced) Curriculum

Apprenticeship for October 2021

See curriculum for: October 2022
Credential: Certificate of Successful Completion ( 9 weeks )
Classes begin:
October 18, 2021
Offered at:
Sutherland Campus
Program code:
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
$450.00 per semester*
* Tuition and fees subject to change.

Courses and Descriptions

Semester 1

Units/ Hours: 24

This course examines the practical application of Geometric Layout as applied to commercial construction, and the basic principles of construction layout.

Units/ Hours: 192

This course covers the layout, excavation, shoring, footings, and form work associated with commercial construction. Also to be covered are the interior finish of suspended ceilings, metal studding, stairs and raised access floors, and heavy timber construction.

Units/ Hours: 24

This course is divided into two sections.Section 1 deals with the interpretation of imperial and metric industrial and commercial working drawings and specifications. Use will be made of the Ontario Building Code to ensure that construction drawings are in compliance. Also included, Examination of plot plans, heavy timber, heavy concrete and structural steel construction, fire codes and barrier free accessibility.Section 2 is a hands-on course that introduces the apprentice to the basics of electronic spreadsheets for technical and business applications.

CNST 153
Units/ Hours: 30

This course is for those apprentices who are preparing to write the examination for their Certificate of Qualification. Classes are conducted in a very informal setting and you will be encouraged to ask questions. Students who have taken these courses in the past have been very successful when writing the C of Q.