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2023-2024 Academic Calendar

CARP150 Enhanced Carpenter Foundation Level 1

(600 contact hours)

This course offers the harmonized curriculum for Level 1 Carpenter as outlined by the ITA. This course will introduce learners to the carpentry trade and safe work practices. Learners will earn credit for Level 1 Apprenticeship Technical Training in addition to practical and essential skills related to carpentry. Theoretical and practical instruction is provided through a variety of projects including stairs, forms for concrete, framed floors and walls, and roofs. Learners will spend approximately 70% of their time in practical skills development building a construction project from start to lock-up stage. Upon completion of the Enhanced Carpenter Foundation Program, learners will have 450 work-based training hours completed toward their Carpenter Apprenticeship.

Restrictions: Must be in the Carpenter Foundation Program (CARP1).

Other Prerequisites: As students will be entering the worksite almost immediately, the following courses must be completed and submitted to student services prior to the add/drop date: WHMIS, OFA Level 1, Industrial Worker Fall Protection.

Lecture Hours: 180