Certificate of Qualification 403A
“My work makes me feel accomplished and my tools help me build something that will stay for years to come!”
A General Carpenter constructs, renovates and repairs structures made of wood, steel, concrete and other materials in the residential, commercial and industrial construction sectors and in related industries.
Key Skills & Attributes
Strong communication, reading, numeracy & Strong problem-solving skills
Good hand-eye coordination
Attention to detail, problem solving & job planning
7200 hours of on-the-job training, supplemented by three 8-week sessions of in-class technical training.
Establish building procedures and prepares work sites
Lay out, constructs and installs formwork and concrete foundations
Frame floors, walls, ceilings and roofs
Finish interiors and exteriors
Constructs heavy framing
Build stairs, posts and handrails
Lay out, constructs and installs door and window systems
Grade 12 Diploma preferred (Grade 10 minimum)
Journeyperson Wage Rate:
Heavy Industrial Construction
Institutional and Commercial Construction
New home building and renovation
Did you know?
Carpentry work can be divided into two categories—rough carpentry and finish carpentry.