Carpentry and Woodworking
Prerequisite: Minimum of 9,720 hours workplace experience in the trade or successful completion of all four years of Carpenter technical training and
6,480 workplace hours.
This course prepares students to write the Carpenter Interprovincial Exam to receive the Certificate of Qualification with a Red Seal Endorsement. It refreshes the theoretical knowledge needed to complement the required practical experience. This course is intended for apprentices who failed the Interprovincial exam on their previous attempt and for workers who meet the program challenge requirements as specified by the Industry Training Authority (Completion of 9,720 workplace hours). Contact the Industry Training Authority (tel 778-328-8700 or toll free within BC 1-866-660-
6011) to determine eligibility and to schedule an examination.
Texts required: Carpentry by Vogt & Nauth, Concrete Formwork 3rd edition, BC Building Code, Canadian Wood-Frame House Construction. Also required: Sharp EL-520X calculator and a metric scale ruler.
Last updated July 2014