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Circular Sawfiler

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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:Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Description:Three trades make up the saw trades: Saw Fitting, Circular Sawfiler and Benchperson. BCIT is the only institution in B.C. that offers technical training for these trades. Saw Fitting is a two-year program, and Circular Sawfiler and Benchperson are one year each.

The apprenticeship process requires time spent learning on the job and in the classroom. A Circular Sawfiler Apprentice must complete a one-year program including 1,680 workplace hours and 120iIn-school hours of training. After completion of training, a passing grade on exams will result in the B.C. Certificate of Apprenticeship and the B.C. Certificate of Qualification.
URL:Circular Sawfiler at British Columbia Institute of Technology
Length:1 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


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 August 06, 2009