This 24-week (720 hours) program provides students with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to seek entry-level employment as a carpenter apprentice. The main focus on this program is in the development of practical skills. The program introduces students to many aspects of the trade including safety, trades math, material identification, use of tools and equipment, site layout, concrete forms, framing floors, walls and roofs, and interior and exterior details. Graduates of this program will receive Level 1 technical training credit and 450 work-based hours credit toward completion of the Carpenter Level l apprenticeship program from the Industry Training Authority.
English 10 with minimum 50% or alternatives.
A minimum of 50% in any of:
Or a minimum of 63% on the ABLE mathematics test. Test scores are only good for two (2) years. Applicantss who have not satisfied the Math requirement within the last seven (7) years must write the ABLE Mathematics test and must receive a minimum of 63%.
Minimum passing grade per component is 70%.
Program Schedule: start times vary (24 weeks)
Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 12/11/2018