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Carpentry

In the Carpentry program, you’ll learn how to use concepts from math, engineering and design to construct solid building structures. You’ll learn about blueprints, building layout, framing, roof, wall, and floor systems, interior and exterior finish, and more. Courses are delivered in the classroom and on site, putting the theory you learn right to work. By the time you graduate, you’ll have 960 hours toward your apprenticeship requirement and will have completed
your apprenticeship Year 1 level exams, putting you on the path to becoming a Red Seal carpenter.

Program Facts

Start: September
Length: 1 year
Location: Summerside Waterfront Campus
Credential: Certificate, Carpenter
Minimum passing grade per course:
70%

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Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
  • Résumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates from this program may find employment with:

  • Building contractors
  • Self-employment
  • Building supply yards

Red Seal Information

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The most successful path to a Red Seal as a carpenter begins with the Carpentry program. This program enables you to earn 30 hours of apprenticeship time for each week of training and earn the opportunity to write the apprenticeship year one block exam, which puts you well on your way to Red Seal certification. Upon graduation, once you are working with a suitable employer, you will register as an apprentice to complete your journey to challenge the Interprovincial Exam. When you register, Apprenticeship PEI will give you credit for the hours earned and block exams passed while you were at Holland College.

The Interprovincial Red Seal gives you the ability to work anywhere in Canada without further testing or certification. The Red Seal is recognized as the Interprovincial standard of excellence for your chosen trade and is the designation most employers will ask for.

 

Tuition & Fees

View a full breakdown of costs for this program.

If you have any questions concerning the Carpentry program, contact:

General Inquiries: (902) 888-6448

Degree Pathways

Many Holland College programs have degree pathways. For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.

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