Nov 27, 2020  
PUBLISHED 2020-2021 Credit Catalog 
    
PUBLISHED 2020-2021 Credit Catalog

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


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

Job Grant


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

Progression


Students must attain a PGPA and/or a CGPA of 2.0 or better in each semester and pass the necessary prerequisite courses to progress through the program. To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete course requirements within the prescribed timelines.

Admission Requirements


Successful completion of the following courses or equivalents:

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

 

Total Credits 12


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