CARP 250 - Enhanced Carpenter Foundation Level 2

This course offers the harmonized curriculum for Level 2 Carpenter as outlined by the ITA.Learners will continue to explore the carpentry trade and safe work practices, and will be introduced to framing, siding and interior finishes. Approximately 70% of training is in practice skills development during the building of a construction project. Upon successful completion learners will earn credit for Level 2 apprenticeship technical training.


Hours: 360 (Lecture Hours: 108; Field Experience Hours: 252)


Total Weeks: 12



Successful completion of CARP 150


Non-Course Prerequisites:






Course Content:
Documentation and Organization Skills
- Use Construction Drawings and Specifications
- Interpret Building Codes and Bylaws
Tools and Equipment
- Use Portable Power Tools
- Use Stationary Power Tools
- Use Oxy-Fuel Equipment
Survey Instruments and Equipment
- Use Site Layout Equipment
Site Layout
-Layout Building Locations
Concrete Formwork
-Build Slab-On-Grade Forms and Suspended Slab Forms
-Place and Finish Concrete
Wood Frame Construction
- Select Framing Materials
- Build Wall Systems
- Build Stair Systems
- Build Roof Systems
Finishing Materials
- Describe Roofing Materials
- Install Doors and Hardware
- Install Windows and Hardware
- Install Exterior Finishes
Building Science
- Control the Forces Acting on a Building
- Control Heat and Sound Transmission
- Control Air and Moisture Movement in Buildings



Learning Outcomes:
This course follows the prescribed ITA Provincial curriculum for Carpenter Level 2. This document can be found in its most current form at:



Grading System: Percentage


Passing Grade: 70%


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


- A complete list of tools and equipment will be provided by Admissions upon acceptance to the program.
- Students will require appropriate personal safety clothing and CSA approved steel toed boots. Safety glasses, hearing protection, leather gloves, leather jacket or apron, welding helmet and cutting goggles are also required.



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