General Carpenter

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This program combines instruction in high school and at the Carpenters' Training Centre and provides a Cooperative Education placement in the construction industry. It is offered in Semester 2 and is open to students in their graduating year.

General Carpenter uses hand and power tools; does estimating, calculations and layout; performs millwork and joinery; erects foundations, steel and wood framing; does interior and exterior finishing; installs doors, windows, and hardware components; builds stairs, counters and cupboards; lays flooring; erects scaffolding; installs suspended ceilings; constructs concrete framework and does welding. 

In this program, students complete the "Level One" portion of the in-school apprenticeship training for General Carpenter. The education and training opportunities are provided at Archbishop Romero Catholic Secondary School (4 weeks) and the Carpenters' Training Centre (9 weeks) located at 222 Rowntree Dairy Road in Woodbridge, Ontario. Upon successful completion of the in-school program, students are assigned to a work-site for their Cooperative Education placement which lasts until the end of the semester. While they are at their placement, students are paid 40% of a full journeyperson's salary.

To qualify, YOU must:

Candidates will be interviewed by a selection committee which includes industry partners. A limited number of spaces are available.

Program components include:

Program Credits/Certification: