General Carpenter - 403A
- State-of-the-art facilities
- “Earn while you learn” training model, combining on-the-job and in-school training
- In-school training lead by faculty and staff who are experienced, licensed journeypersons
- You may qualify for income support while in school through Employment Insurance Canada benefits or training allowance
What you'll learn
Build a fulfilling career as a qualified journeyperson in the skilled trade of carpentry.
Instill the theory behind the skills you are learning from your employer on the job with extensive training in estimation, calculation and layout methods.
Layout and install building materials according to plans, specifications and building codes in residential, industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI)construction.
Develop a wide range of skills including:
Plan reading and layout
Estimating and calculations; o Interior finish
Doors and windows
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Offers of classroom training are issued by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to registered apprentices who are members in good standing with the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT).
How you’ll gain skills
The apprenticeship is based on a total of 7,200 hours with 10% completed in school and 90% completed on the job with your employer.
Of the 720 hours completed in school, approximately 50% is theoretical in the classroom and the other 50% is completed as a practical component in the shop.
View the training standard for this trade.
Mohawk offers a diverse range of programs to further your studies**: Students that graduate from any of the following Ontario College Certificate programs are eligible to enroll the General Carpenter program:
Graduates from the General Carpenter program are eligible to enroll into the following Ontario College Diploma programs:
View our internal pathways map PDF. This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices within Mohawk.
Your future career options:
- General Carpenter
- Skilled Trade Worker
- Trim Finisher
Where you could work includes:
- General Contracting
- Construction Companies
Residential and Industrial, Commercial and Institutional (ICI) Sectors
Opportunities for grads:
- Certificate of Qualification (C of Q) – RedSeal
Program of Studies
Course Overview & Descriptions
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Program Learning Outcomes for apprenticeship programs, are defined within the Curriculum Training Standard for each trade, and set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.
The Curriculum Standards are developed by the Ontario College of Trades in consultation with representatives from the trade and Training Delivery Agent instructors.
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