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  • Objectives
    This program provides theoretical knowledge of Carpenter Trade and practical skills to complement apprentices' on-the-job training.
  • Academic Title
    General Carpenter Ontario College Certificate
  • Course description
    Level One
    CARP1010     Safety, Materials and Tools

    Description: This module will provide the apprentice with an understanding of materials, tools and all safety-related methods used to carry out procedures in basic carpentry.
    Hours: 152
    Credits: 10

    DRWG1250     Plans, Specifications And Codes I
    Description: In this module, the apprentice obtains an understanding of the Ontario Building Code and the basics of blueprint reading. A study of the relationships involving owner, architect, builder and tradesperson is also included.
    Hours: 32
    Credits: 2

    MATH1260     Estimating, Calculations And Layout I
    Description: This module will provide the apprentice with an understanding of basic mathematics involving trade-related problems as well as construction layout principles.
    Hours: 32
    Credits: 2

    WELD1250     Metal Cutting And Welding
    Description: This module introduces welding principles and the ability to safely operate oxy-acetylene and arc-welding equipment for basic welding processes.
    Hours: 24
    Credits: 2

    Level Two
    CARP2010     Residential Construction

    Description: Successful completion of this course will enable the student to develop knowledge and skill in the layout and construction of foundations, floors, walls, roof types, interior and exterior finish, as well as energy-efficient housing.
    Hours: 184
    Credits: 12

    DRWG2030     Plans, Specifications And Codes II

    Description: At the intermediate level, the student concentrates on the reading of information from residential plans, specifications and codes.
    Hours: 32
    Credits: 2

    MATH2160     Estimating, Calculations And Layout II

    Description: In this course, the student will develop knowledge in the procedure of estimating material quantities for projects based on residential plans and specifications.
    Hours: 24
    Credits: 2

    Level Three
    CARP3010     Commercial Construction

    Description: Successful completion of this course will enable the student to develop knowledge and skill in site practice and building layout, the building and installation of forms, footings and foundations, concrete and wood stairs, installation of steel framing, drywall, hanging ceilings, and also timber frame construction.
    Hours: 192
    Credits: 13

    DRWG3020     Plans, Specifications And Codes III

    Description: At the advanced level, the student will develop knowledge in reading of information from commercial plans, specifications and codes.
    Hours: 32
    Credits: 2

    MATH3070     Estimating, Calculations And Layout III
    Description: The student will develop knowledge in procedures of estimating materials for projects based on commercial plans and specifications.
    Hours: 16
    Credits: 1

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