Check out the Student Testimonial of Algonquin College’s Student – Tricia McMullan. She is a student of one-year Carpentry and Renovation Techniques Ontario College Certificate program. This program prepares you for a future in construction, whether you pursue apprenticeship training, employment as a framer or finisher or just want to tackle a few projects around the house.
You acquire a well-rounded education, combining traditional carpentry skills with newer technologies. Algonquin College`s Waterfront Campus in Pembroke is a great place to learn, as you have access to high-quality tools in a state-of-the-art shop.
Gain knowledge and skills in:
hand and power tool usage
hoisting and rigging
applied construction geometry
the Ontario Building Code
general and specific safety training
Throughout this physically demanding program, explore the latest green technology and energy-efficient construction techniques. Apply your construction skills to building projects that will help local communities.
There is an anticipated shortage of skilled workers in the construction industry as a result of an aging workforce and local expansion. That means there are many opportunities for employment available to graduates. With this certificate, you may pursue a specialized education in construction, or seek exemption from the Basic Level of the General Carpenter Apprenticeship training.
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