St. Lawrence College

General Construction Carpentry Techniques

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Cornwall campus
Field of Study:Carpentry/Carpenter
Description:The General Construction Carpentry Techniques program allows you to develop many of the skills needed to build a new home or structure or to renovate an old one. You learn to produce sketches, work from blueprints, develop building details, and assess construction sites and are taught carpentry skills from base footings to framing, interior and exterior finishing and fine finishing techniques. The program also focuses on energy efficient and green/sustainable construction practices and methods. Building and installation techniques are practiced through hands-on construction activities and projects and you hone you newly-acquired skills on a major construction or renovation project in the final semester of study.
URL:General Construction Carpentry Techniques at St. Lawrence College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,220
International: $18,318

Books and supplies estimated $300.
Personal protective items: e.g. work boots, safety glasses $150.
Tools: nail pouch, hammer, tape measure, combination square, utility knife, wood chisel $200.

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
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* 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 November 20, 2015