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    Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
   
 
  Nov 17, 2017
 
 
    
Academic Course Finder - 2017/2018

Pre-Employment Carpenter


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Program Description


Carpenters work in many areas of construction. They are involved in residential, commercial, industrial or maintenance construction. Most carpenters are involved in reading blueprints, selecting materials and methods of work, measuring, cutting and joining materials. This 12-week program covers all course material received by a first year carpenter apprentice, plus additional hands-on skills and safety training necessary on an actual jobsite. The program will prepare the student to enter the workforce and become an apprentice. On successful completion of the program, there is an option to write the first year Carpenter apprenticeship exam.

Program Overview


Your Career

Graduates of the Pre-Employment Carpenter program have a 95% employment rate.

Credentials and Accreditation

Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a SAIT Polytechnic Certificate and may be eligible to challenge the written and practical exams for first-year Apprenticeship.

Note: This program is eligible for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant.

Admission Requirements


Successful completion of the following courses or equivalents:

  • Math 20-1, Math 20-2, Math 20-3, Pure Math 20, or Applied Math 20, AND,
  • English Language Arts 20-1 or English Language Arts 20-2, AND,
  • Science 10
  • All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.
  • A pass mark in the SAIT Admission Examination (Level 4) or equivalent is accepted in lieu of the above requirements.

Note: General Educational Development (GED) tests are not accepted in lieu of the admission requirements.

Total Credits 12


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