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Duration

1 year

Tuition

$3,997

  Sarnia

Sep 6-Aug 25

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Certificate

Year Founded

1969

Scholarships

yes

Build a better future in a hands-on and practical learning environment in Lambton College’s Construction Carpentry Techniques. This one-year certificate program utilizes current technology, modern equipment and tools and has a strong focus on eco-friendly building products and construction materials. Graduates will possess significant experience working in the 6,500 sq. ft. shop (located in the Lambton College Skilled Trades Training Centre) as well as in an 1,800 sq. ft. teaching house where students participate in renovation and residential construction scenarios relevant to residential and light commercial construction.

Students may participate in community-based learning/capstone projects for non-profit or community organizations. This hands-on learning, combined with in-class and online training, will provide students with the skills necessary to enter the residential construction and renovation sector. Framing, layout, roof construction, stairs and foundations will be taught in detail, as well as the fundamentals of quantifying materials and calculating construction and labour costs.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to safely use Stationary and Power Tools in a work environment.
  • Complete basic math computations related to the construction industry.
  • Understand the basics to blue print reading, specifications and building codes.
  • An understanding of the footings and foundations process and its applications.
  • A basic understanding of building layout and surveying.
  • An understanding of small business practices.
  • Knowledge in construction design principles and sustainable building methods.
  • Knowledge and application of residential framing systems including floors, walls, roof and framing systems.
  • Knowledge and application of a variety of interior and exterior finishes.
  • Knowledge of Construction Site Safety including a certificate in Working at Heights (WAH).

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