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Ontario College Certificate | 3 semesters | Barrydowne

In just 36 weeks, you will gain the skills necessary to enter the construction and renovation sector. You will develop practical construction skills through hands-on activities while also gaining a basic understanding of how to plan, estimate, manage, and deliver a typical renovation project. You will also learn to identify hazardous practices and adhere to safety standards on the job site, emphasizing personal safety and safe environmental practices at all times.

Program Highlights

  • 1 year – 3 semesters

  • Courses cover many aspects of carpentry and renovation projects, including planning, estimating, building codes, framing, welding, and more

  • Hands-on experience in the carpentry shop and through projects

  • Safe working practices are emphasized throughout the entire program in all courses

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How to Apply

Skills and Trades Training

Admission Requirements

For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C), (U), or (M)
  • Any grade 11 mathematics (C), (U), or (M)
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Program Delivery

2019-2020

This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Fall Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Fall 2019
  2. SEMESTER 2 Winter 2020
  3. SEMESTER 3 Spring 2020

For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the Academic Schedule posted on our website.

Program of Study

Students are required to successfully complete an online Lab Safety course (in Moodle) when starting their program at Cambrian.  This course must be completed prior to entering the labs (as identified in the table below) in the Schools of Skills Training, Engineering Technology and Environmental Studies.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
CCT 1106 Carpentry Safety & Tools 1 8
CCT 1115 Trade Calculation 1
CCT 1226 Layout & Framing 1 11
CCT 1235 Plans, Specifications & Codes 1
 Credits21
Semester 2
CCT 1135 Layout & Sketching 1
CCT 1216 Residential Estimating 2
CCT 1270 Finishing / Woodworking 1 18
ENG 1002 College Communications 3
 Credits24
Semester 3
CCT 1245 Metal Cutting & Welding 1 1
CCT 1255 Rigging 1 1
CCT 1275 Renovations 1 5
 Credits7
 Total Credits52

Fees

Tuition and Ancillary Fees

Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students

Books & Supplies

The cost of books and supplies for Year 1 is approximately $1,400. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.

Graduate Options

Employment Opportunities

As a graduate, you will find entry-level employment in the construction industry. Recent graduates have enjoyed success in residential construction and renovation, commercial construction, entrepreneurship, and membership in the carpenter's union.

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

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