As a Carpenter, you get to construct, renovate and repair structures made of wood, steel, concrete and other materials.
You work as part of a team of trade professionals right on the job site, getting your hands dirty and watching your project come to life bit by bit every day!
Get the theory and practical hands-on experience you need from our 24 week Carpenter Foundation program, or complete the four level Carpenter Apprenticeship program.
Instruction includes classroom theory and extensive practical hands-on training in our woodworking shop.
The 24-week Carpenter Foundation program is for students with some carpentry experience who wish to acquire a comprehensive set of skills and knowledge to seek entry-level employment in the construction industry. This program enables those seeking apprenticeships to market themselves to future employers.
Upon successful completion of the 24 week Carpenter Foundation program, students receive:
- Level 1 Technical Training credit of the 4 Level Carpenter Apprenticeship program from the Industry Training Authority
- 450 Work-based Training hours
- Certificate of Completion Carpenter Foundation (Industry Training Authority)
- College of the Rockies Certificate
Note: Students should be physically fit ( mobility and lifting) have good manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination and balance, and be able to work at heights and in adverse weather. Students must be prepared for the following risks: dust, fumes, noise and vibration.