If you love building and crafting, why not use your passion and begin a career as a carpenter? - 2020/2021
If you're interested in working with your hands in a supportive environment that will teach you the skills you need to succeed, then consider signing up for the General Carpenter Apprenticeship at Fanshawe.
You'll measure, shape, cut and construct forms for concrete pouring, create foundations, floors, walls and ceilings and build stairs, counters and cupboards. In other words, you'll be involved in every step of the project as you help to create a safe space that people can work, play, or live in.
To be a great carpenter, you'll need manual dexterity, strong organization skills and the ability to visualize how pieces come together. We know these skills aren't developed overnight, and that's why you'll be able to develop them under the direction of experienced workers during an apprentice period of the program. If you're ready to work and want to get planning, measuring, and crafting, this apprenticeship will provide you with the combination of short-class instruction and hands-on training that will help you build a career as a carpenter.
Level 1-Basic CARP-1002 Estimat'g Layout & Calculations (Basic) 2 The student will develop an understanding of basic trade calculations and an ability to solve trade related problems. The student will learn to apply basic principles of Geometry to Construction layout and develop knowledge of practices of cutting, brazing and arc welding with oxy-acetylene, safely. CARP-1003 Plans Specifications & Codes-Basic 2 This course prepares the student for usual working relationships in the industry; develops knowledge of architectural drawings and related equipment; develops ability to read and interpret drawings and sketches from oral and written information. SFTY-1053 Safety Materials & Tools 7.5 To develop in the apprentice knowledge and pride in the trade of Carpentry and its related regulations and organization. To develop knowledge of health hazards and other risks and first aid skills.To develop knowledge of materials, of wood and lumber, of skill in joints and fasteners, and of skill and selection of hand tools and power tools. WELD-1056 Welding for Carpenters 0.5 To develop in the apprentice knowledge in the general safety practices and operating principles of oxy-acetylene and arc welding and skill in the basic levels of cutting, brazing, and welding. Level 2-Intermediate CARP-3002 Plans Codes Specifications 2 To develop in the apprentice knowledge in the reading and interpretation of residential plans, specifications, and codes. CARP-3003 Estimating Layout Calculations 2 To develop in the apprentice knowledge in the procedure of estimating material quantities and related costs as per Residential plans and specifications supplied. CONS-3022 Residential Construction 9 To familiarize the apprentice with basic site and building layout requirements; excavation; footings and concrete; foundations, drainage; sill plates; floor beams; support collumns; flooring systems; framed walls; ceiling joists; trusses; roofs; exterior finishing; interior finishing and ventilation. Level 3-Advanced CARP-3004 Plans Codes Specifications 2 To develop in the apprentice knowledge and skill in the reading and interpretation of commercial plans, specifications, and codes. CARP-3005 Estimating Layout Calculations 2 To develop in the apprentice knowledge in the procedure of estimating material quantities and costs as per commercial plans and specifications supplied. CONS-5017 Commercial Construction 9 To develop in the apprentice knowledge and skill in the use of levelling instruments and layout procedures.
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