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BUIL 100 - Red Seal Upgrade
BUIL 100

This course focuses on assisting the carpenter on upgrading their theoretical abilities to meet the standards established to challenge the Red Seal exam. The Red Seal program was established to provide greater mobility across Canada for skilled workers. Certified journeypersons and apprentices are able to obtain a "Red Seal" endorsement on "Certificates of Qualification and Apprentices" by successfully completing an Interprovincial Standards Examinations. This course will help prepare them for the exam.

  • Total Hours: 60
  • Lecture Hours: 25
  • Seminars and Tutorials: 5
Total Weeks:  2

This course is offered online:  No

Prerequisites: None, however it is recommended that students should have the required "time" to be eligible to write the Red Seal exam, in the case of apprentices - four years of training, and in the case of non-apprentices - six years of carpentry experience. Students can confirm their eligibility to write the Red Seal Exam by contacting the Industry Training Authority.

Learning Outcomes:
  • To assist the tradesperson in the carpentry industry to upgrade their theoretical abilities sufficiently to meet the standards established by the Industry Training Authority to write the Interprovincial Red Seal Exam.
  • It is expected that students will identify specific skills that require upgrading and that instruction will focus on those areas.
Writing Assignments:
Students are expected to identify areas that require upgrading

Other Pertinent Information:
  • No grade required. This program is designed as a review to apprenticeship training and therefore is not graded.
  • There are no tests, quizzes, or assignments to be completed.

Course Offered in Other Programs:  No

Textbooks: Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.


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