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Trade Description:

Carpenters work on a wide variety of tasks associated with building and repairing whole, or parts of, buildings and other structures made of wood, wood substitutes, steel and other materials. Working in all areas of both the private and commercial construction industries, as well as in maintenance and renovations, carpenters crib basements, build house frameworks, walls, roofs and exterior finishes, and install doors, windows, flooring, cabinets, stairs, handrails, panelling, moulding and ceiling tiles. They are also responsible for building concrete forms, scaffolding, bridges, trestles, tunnels, shelters, towers and other structures.

Trade Regulation PDF Document Prepping for the Exam - Booklist
National Occupational Analysis Sample Exams
 

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
4 1,800 10-8-8-8*
8-8-9-8**
RRC & ACC (All Levels)
UCN (Levels 1, 2 & 3 only)
* 2017 Technical Training Effective SY 2017-2018 (For Incoming Level 1 Apprentices).
** 2010 Technical Training Effective until SY 2019-2020 (For Active Apprentices Only).
 

Training Standards:

2017 Technical Training Effective SY 2017-2018 (For Incoming Level 1 Apprentices)
PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document NOA Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Level Three
PDF Document Level Four
 
2010 Technical Training Effective until SY 2019-2020 (For Active Apprentices Only)
PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document Profile Chart
PDF Document Level Three PDF Document NOA Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Level Four PDF Document Unit to Course Comparison Checklist
PDF Document Facility Audit Checklist
PDF Document Practical Exam Information for Candidates
 

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience
Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
6 10,800
Yes
PDF Document Work Experience Form
 

Accredited Programs:

Apprenticeship Trade Training Institution -
Secondary Schools 
Training Institution -
Post-Secondary Schools
Training Institution
Program Name 
Level
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carpenter
__ Assiniboine Community College - Parkland Carpentry & Woodworking Program 1
__ Assiniboine Community College-School of Trades & Technology Carpentry & Woodworking Program 1
__ Assiniboine Community College -Parkland - Sandy Bay Applied Building Construction 1
Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School __ Carpentry Program 1
Dauphin Regional Comprehensive Secondary School __ Carpentry Program 1
Frontier Collegiate __ Carpentry Program 1
Manitoba Institute of Trades & Technology Manitoba Institute of Trades & Technology Carpentry Program 1
__ Neeginan College of Applied Technology / CAHRD Woodworking/ Carpentry Training Program 1
Portage Collegiate __ Carpentry Program 1
__ Prairie Arctic Trades Training Centre Ltd Introduction to Carpentry 1
R. B. Russell Vocational School __ Carpentry Program 1
__ Red River College 5 Month Pre-Employment Carpentry Program 1
__ Red River College - Peguis -Fisher River Campus Pre- Employment Carpentry Program 1
__ Red River College - Interlake Campus Pre-Employment Carpentry Program 1
__ Red River College - Mobile Training Lab Carpentry Program 1
Steinbach Regional Secondary School __ Carpentry Program 1
Swan Valley Regional Secondary School __ Carpentry Program 1
Technical Vocational High School __ Carpentry Program 1
__ University College of the North - The Pas Carpentry / Woodworking Program 1
__ University College of the North - Swan River - Swan Valley Carpentry / Woodworking Program 1
W. C. Miller Collegiate __ Carpentry Program 1