Construction Carpentry Techniques

International

Program Information

Build a better future in a hands-on and practical learning environment. Lambton College’s Construction Carpentry Techniques program utilizes current technology, modern equipment and has a strong focus on eco-friendly building products and construction materials. Graduates possess significant experience working in the 6,500 sq. ft. shop (located in the Lambton College Skilled Trades Training Centre) as well as in an 1,800 sq. ft. teaching house where students participate in renovation and residential construction scenarios relevant to residential and light commercial construction.

Students may participate in community-based learning projects for non-profit organizations. This hands-on learning, combined with in-class training, will provide students with the skills necessary to enter the residential construction and renovation sector. Framing, layout, roof construction, stairs and foundations will be taught in detail, as well as the fundamentals of calculating construction and labour costs.

Device Requirements

This program requires an iPad.

See full device requirements.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent with:
Grade 12 English C or U

Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subject of English. The assessment(s) will demonstrate proficiency in required admission subjects. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext. 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.

Employment Opportunities

Our graduates can pursue opportunities as apprentice carpenters, and have found work in the areas of: in-home construction, renovation, commercial construction and maintenance departments.

Due to low interest rates, the construction sector shows significant demand and growth resulting in all graduates finding employment in a construction-related field where they put the skills acquired in this program to work.

For information about post-graduate work eligibility for international students, please review the Post-Graduate Work Permit Program information.

Educational Pathways

Graduates of the Construction Carpentry Techniques Certificate program will have the opportunity to take the 2nd year of the Renovation Construction Technician Diploma. In addition, for graduate students of the program, a laddering opportunity exists with General Carpenter Apprenticeship Program. Graduates will need to find their own General Carpenter Apprenticeship with an employer, but will be exempt from in-school basic level of the General Carpenter Apprenticeship

International Education
Any questions or inquiries please e-mail:
international@lambtoncollege.ca


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