British Columbia Institute of Technology

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Program Information

School:British Columbia Institute of Technology
Faculty:School of Construction & the Environment
Degree:Not Applicable; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Carpentry/Carpenter
Description:A 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.
URL:Carpentry at British Columbia Institute of Technology
Length:840 Hour(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants must be registered apprentices.

    * 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 July 27, 2020