Carpentry Renovation Techniques (CRTQ)
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.
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
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) or (U)
- Any grade 11 mathematics (C), (U), or (M)
This program will be delivered in the following terms:
Fall Term Start
- SEMESTER 1 Fall 2020
- SEMESTER 2 Winter 2021
- SEMESTER 3 Spring 2021
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.
|CCT 1106||Carpentry Safety & Tools 1||8|
|CCT 1115||Trade Calculation||1|
|CCT 1226||Layout & Framing 1||11|
|CCT 1235||Plans, Specifications & Codes||1|
|CCT 1135||Layout & Sketching||1|
|CCT 1216||Residential Estimating||2|
|CCT 1270||Finishing / Woodworking||18|
|ENG 1002||College Communications||3|
|CCT 1245||Metal Cutting & Welding 1||1|
|CCT 1255||Rigging 1||1|
|CCT 1275||Renovations 1||5|
Course with Lab Component
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.
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.
College/University Degree Opportunities
Graduates from this program may continue their studies at college/university and may receive credit for their prior College education.
Refer to College/University Agreements for further information.
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.