Construction Carpentry Techniques
Program Code: CACT (Full-Time) Length of Program: One-Year Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Certificate
Term 1 CCT-1066 Safety, Tools and Materials (hybrid) CCT-1012 Construction Plans, Specifications and Codes CCT-1124 Introduction to Surveying JSS-1001 Job Search and Success MTH-1303 Estimating and Calculating I RCT-1135 Foundation Systems (hybrid) Term 2 BUS-1003 Introduction to Business (GED) CCT-2042 Energy Efficiencies and Sustainable Construction CCT-2133 Introduction to Interior Finishing CCT-2143 Introduction to Exterior Finishing COM-1113 Workplace Communications RCT-1102 Construction Safety CCT-2126 Introduction to Framing

Build a better future in a hands-on and practical learning environment in Lambton College’s Construction Carpentry Techniques. This one-year certificate program utilizes current technology, modern equipment and tools and has a strong focus on eco-friendly building products and construction materials. Graduates will 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/capstone projects for non-profit or community organizations. This hands-on learning, combined with in-class and online 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 quantifying materials and calculating construction and labour costs.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent with:

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.

Tuition Fees

Please Note: These fees apply to the 2022-2023 academic year and are subject to change. Fees do not include books (unless specifically noted), supplies or living costs.

Technology & Trades

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