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2023-2024 Academic Calendar

CARA450 Carpenter Apprenticeship Level 4

(210 contact hours)

This course follows the Level 4 Industry Training Authority curriculum. Focus is placed on the BC Building Code in the areas of stairs, fire walls and step code, as well as developing the organizational skills involved in construction jobs. Site layout and surveying will include total station use and lay out of circles from a fixed location. Circular and winder stair construction, roof framing, including unequal-slope and polygon roofs as well as timber framing, decks, interior finishes, and floor systems are all included, as well as a review of building science and seismic requirements. Those who successfully complete level 4 will have completed all levels of training and are eligible to write the Interprovincial Red Seal exam.

Restrictions: Must be in the Carpenter Level 4 Program (CARA.4).

Other Prerequisites: Eligibility as indicated by the Industry Training Authority

Lecture Hours: 104

Shop Hours: 106