Carpenter - Year 4 - Apprenticeship (2018/19)
|Total Cost (tuition & fees)||$743.93|
|International Tuition »|
All students that apply to the College are required to pay the $30 application fee. The application fee for international students is $100. Trades Apprenticeship students who are new to the College pay a one-time application fee per trade.
|Student Association Fee:|
For credit based courses there is an $11.50 student association fee for each course. The maximum student associate fee is 3 courses per semester for a total of $34.50. Some programs (Trades, Vocational & Health) are charged based on number of weeks they are in session. For these programs the student association fee is $2.30 per week of study (an 8 week program is charged $2.30 x 8 weeks = $18.40 fee).
*These prices are for domestic students and may not be 100% accurate. However, these estimates will give you an adequate idea of tuition and fees for our programs. These prices do not include textbook costs. All prices are subject to change.
This program covers the fourth year competencies for the Carpentry Apprenticeship Program. Students are given training in a realistic shop setting. Emphasis is placed on the development of solid practical knowledge and skills to continue in a career in the construction industry. This program is taught through regular lectures, demonstrations and practical hands-on training. This 7-week program follows Year Four of the British Columbia Carpentry Apprenticeship curriculum.
Students work on a variety of practical projects and are given instruction on tools and safety. In addition, students and workers are provided access to a variety of learning supports to assist them in the development of computer, math, writing and communication skills.
This program is Level 4 of 4 levels of the British Columbia Carpenter Apprenticeship program.
- Sponsored Carpentry apprentice, OR
- Journeyperson carpenter (for skills upgrading).
Recommended: Apprentice should complete Year 3 technical training and pre-requisite number of work hours
Note: Apprentices are not eligible to write their inter-provincial exam unless they are approved by ITA. Upgraders (challengers) will require ITA approval to write the inter-provincial exam. You should be physically fit (mobility, lifting), have, good manual dexterity, good hand-eye coordination and balance and be able to work at heights and in adverse weather.
Flexible Assessment (FA): No
Prior Learning Credit: Student may apply for prior learning credit with the ITA (Industry Training Authority), please visit www.itabc.ca
Visit our Trades Training Schedule for program start dates
Upon the successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- interpret drawings and specifications;
- use shop equipment;
- use survey instruments;
- use special construction features;
- apply finishing materials;
- identify materials;
- use rigging and hoisting equipment;
- use site layout;
- apply building science;
- build concrete formwork;
- frame residential housing;
- employ carpentry theory and practical skills; and
- use communication and interpersonal skills related to the workplace.
Technical Training Content:
CAAP 411 Documentation and Organizational Skills
- Use construction drawings and specifications
- Interpret building codes and bylaws
- Organize work
CAAP 412 Survey Instruments and Equipment
- Use site layout equipment
CAAP 413 Perform Site Layout
- Prepare building site
CAAP 414 Concrete Formwork
- Install specialized formwork
CAAP 415 Wood Frame Construction
- Build stair systems
- Build roof systems
- Build specialized framing systems
- Perform renovations and additions
- Build timber and engineered wood construction
- Build decks and exterior structures
CAAP 416 Finishing Materials
- Describe roofing materials
- Install interior finishes
- Install interior floor, ceiling and wall systems
CAAP 417 Building Science
- Control the forces acting on a building