พรพรสำฦต

Carpentry (Co-op)

CampusStart DateTuition/Fees

Program Overview

If ever there was a hands-on career, it would be carpentry.  In a stocked tool kit, a carpenter’s hands and keen mind are the most important.  Constructing, erecting, installing, and repairing structures and fixtures for residential and light commercial use are all tasks that carpenters are needed for.

In our Carpentry (Co-op) diploma program, not only will you develop practical skills such as framing walls, siding and drywall installation, constructing wooden forms for pouring concrete, and erecting scaffolding, but you’ll also learn about the codes, standards, and quality concepts that apply to carpentry. Carpenters are experts in home and business improvement. They’re strategic thinkers and practitioners who are always in demand. Enroll today to hone your skills and pursue a rewarding profession that allows you to play a key part in the evolution of ideas and dreams, seeing them through from concept to realization. The education you receive in our Carpentry Co-op Program is a great foundation to build on in pursuit of your goal to become a Red Seal Journeyperson Carpenter.

Some additional benefits of the Carpentry (Co-op) program:

  • 22 Week job placement (Paid)
  • Opportunity to challenge both Level 1 and Level 2 Apprenticeship exams.
  • Upon registering as an Apprentice, you will be accredited with 2600 hours towards the hours required to complete an Apprenticeship in Carpentry in New Brunswick.


Duration

The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two academic years of full-time study.


Admission Requirements

    Profile A

  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency or Essential Skills Achievement Pathway: Post-Secondary Entry High School Diploma

    NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies
    International Student Admission Equivalencies


    Career Possibilities

    From smaller, build/repair side ventures to larger construction site jobs, the possibilities for employment in the carpentry profession are extensive. As a graduate, you can pursue opportunities with general contractors, interior and exterior sub-contractors, or framing contractors.  With this certificate, you can enter the workforce with small or large residential and commercial construction companies and build on your experience to take your skills and career to the next level.



    Specific Considerations

    This occupation requires physical fitness, good coordination, and strong math skills, including geometry, algebra and some trigonometry. The hours of work may be irregular and may include shift work, weekends, and holidays.

    Technology Requirements
    พรพรสำฦต is a connected learning environment. All programs require a minimum specification, including access to the internet and a laptop. Your computer should meet your program technology requirements to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. Free wifi is provided on all campuses.


    Areas of Study


      Program Courses

      Courses are subject to change.

      In this course, learners are introduced to the basic components of working in a trade, being an apprentice, apprenticeship levels and the Red Seal Program.
       

      Students identify and apply the principals of precision instruments, elevations, building lines and perform site layout calculations.
       

      Prerequisites:

        Students participate actively in the preparation of a concrete foundation including construction and installation of footings, wall forms, and slab-on-grade forms. They participate in a project that incorporates full-size formwork or the development of a scale model.
         

        Prerequisites:

        • SECU1322B

        Students acquire the knowledge and skills required to work with concrete including the testing, placement, consolidation, finishing and curing of concrete.
         

        Prerequisites:

        • SECU1322B

        Students become familiar with wood-based products typically required and used on a construction site. They learn to determine the appropriate material for a given task and to calculate the required amount for a project and/or simulated exercise.
         

        Prerequisites:

        • SECU1322B

        Students participate actively in the design and preparation of a floor frame system. They learn the function, construction and installation of components such as beams, columns, joists and floor openings in relation to framing and construction. Students also learn to calculate materials required and the practical application of participating in the construction of beams, supports and floor and deck framing.
         

        Prerequisites:

        • CPTC1113B
        • SECU1322B

        Learners participate in the design, construction, and installation of wall and partition framing. 

         

        Prerequisites:

        • CPTC1113B
        • SECU1322B

        In this course, learners acquire the knowledge required to build stairs and stairwell components. They determine the procedure to properly layout and cut straight stair stringers while adhering to National Building Code (NBC) standards.

         

        Prerequisites:

        • CPTC1113B
        • SECU1322B

        Students become familiar with common metal, plastic and composite products along with adhesives, sealants, fillers, connectors and fasteners that are commonly used in the construction industry.
         

        Prerequisites:

        • SECU1322B

        Students demonstrate safe practices in the construction environment.
         

        Prerequisites:

        • SECU1322B

        This course is designed to introduce students in the trades to a variety of hand tools, power tools, stationary power tools and equipment and their uses within the context of safe work practices. Students become familiar with the safe use and handling of the tools and equipment commonly used in the trades sector. They are required to demonstrate the selection and safe use of common hand and power tools and receive instruction on several types of fastening systems. 
         

        Prerequisites:

          Learners explore how preserved(permanent) wood foundations (PWF) differ from poured concrete foundations and the procedures involved in the selection of materials, design, fabrication, and installation of PWF.

          Learners apply the principles of advanced site layout through establishing elevations and laying out building lines using basic and advanced site layout equipment.
           

          Prerequisites:

          • SECU1322B
          • CPTC1102C

          In this course, learners acquire the knowledge and skills required to build straight-flight stairs while adhering to National Building Code (NBC) standards.

           

          Prerequisites:

          • SECU1322B
          • CPTC1108C

          In this course, learners explore wall framing practices more in depth, with emphasis on energy efficiency and reduction in sound transmission. Learners construct exterior walls and interior partitions to National Building Code (NBC) standards.
           

          Prerequisites:

          • SECU1322B
          • CPTC1107C

          Learners explore the characteristics of exterior windows and doors and the proper way to install them to manufacturers' specifications and National Building Code (NBC) standards.
           

          Prerequisites:

          • SECU1322B

          Learners explore methods used to prepare a wall surface to protect a structure against wind and moisture penetration and the proper way to install exterior wall coverings and trim.
           

          Prerequisites:

          • SECU1322B

          Learners explore the impacts that environmental factors have on buildings and their surroundings. This course also provides learners with knowledge of building envelope components and how to install them.
           

          Prerequisites:

          • SECU1322B

          Learners explore methods used to prepare a roof deck to protect against moisture penetration and the proper way to install roof covering components.
           

          Prerequisites:

          • SECU1322B

          In this course, learners are introduced to common roof designs and the methods used for framing a roof with common rafters and engineered trusses.
           
           

          Prerequisites:

          • CPTC1113B
          • SECU1322B

          In this course, learners explore gable roof framing principles and frame a gable-style roof to National Building Code (NBC) standards
           

          Prerequisites:

          • SECU1322B
          • CPTC1133A

          The Co-op work placement is to complement academic studies with related work experience. This course exposes learners to the trade environment and participants are expected to become members of the team in the industry site to which they are attached.

          The purpose of this course is to refresh skills in mathematics developed through secondary programs in areas deemed essential for the successful completion of the program. Although the topics covered in this course are common to any math program, every effort is made to illustrate their usage in the trades’ professions.

          In this course, the students are presented with a balance of theoretical mathematics and applied mathematics. Instructional emphasis is focussed on the information, principles and formulas required to perform trade related mathematical calculations.

          Prerequisites:

          • MATH1269A

          This course provides an introduction to the meaning of community service.  Students learn how community service can enhance a student’s educational experience, personal growth, employability, and civic responsibility. Students participate in one day of volunteering to enhance their understanding of civic responsibility and to help the New Brunswick Community College realize its vision of transforming lives and communities.

          In this course, learners focus on applying communication skills in reading, writing, speaking, document use, and critical thinking to make communication effective and efficient while developing computer-related skills necessary to be successful in college and on the job in a trade.

           

          In this course, learners focus on acquiring job search skills to gain a work-term placement as well as employment while also, developing interpersonal communication skills needed to grow their career.
           

          This course is designed to provide learners with preliminary skills to understand and foster leadership. It prepares learners for situations that may require a leadership role. It also explores the necessity of establishing professional, trusting, and reciprocal relationships to become an effective leader.
           

          Prerequisites:

          • PERS1291A

          Learners are given introductory lessons on key information that newcomers should know as they begin to work in Canada and plan for a successful career.
           

          This course is designed to provide students with the skills to sketch and read blueprints to extract information. Students learn to interpret information from blueprints and use proper instruments and techniques to produce drawings.
           

          Creating a customer service culture is more than serving someone at the customer service desk. It involves building a company culture where the company’s efforts focus on the customer, and team members agree upon and care about the customer service values of the company. 

          In this course, learners discover how impressions and actions are vital to gaining and retaining customers. It provides insight into customers’ opinions and the influence of corporate values on customer service. Learners explore various topics related to customer service, including written, oral and telephone techniques, listening skills, and customer scheduling and prioritization.
           

          Prerequisites:

          • PERS1290A

          A safe and healthy workplace is the responsibility of the employer and the employee. This course introduces students to the importance of working safely and addresses how employers and employees can control the hazards and risks associated with the workplace. Students will also learn about the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders including WorkSafeNB, the employer and the employee in ensuring workplaces are safe.

          This course introduces students to the safe use of rigging, hoisting and lifting equipment.

          Prerequisites:


            Disclaimer: This web copy provides guidance to prospective students, applicants, current students, faculty and staff. Although advice is readily available on request, the responsibility for program selection ultimately rests with the student. พรพรสำฦต, admission requirements and other related information is subject to change.