Submit feedback

×
Carpentry Techniques

Carpentry Techniques Ontario College Certificate

What is Carpentry Techniques?

This program provides graduates with occupational skills for employment in the construction industry. It focuses on residential and light commercial construction, which will include surveying and lot layout, concrete form work, framing, interior and exterior finish and sustainable construction techniques. Students study theory and applications of safety, building codes, blueprint reading and energy efficiency. Students will learn to interpret the Ontario Building Code as it applies to renovations and new construction. Basics of entrepreneurship will be presented.

Program Outline 2016-2017

Major:
CART
Length:
1 Year
Effective Dates:
2016-2017
Delivery:
2 Semesters
Credential:
Ontario College Certificate
Location:
Barrie, Muskoka, Owen Sound
Start:

Fall - Barrie, Muskoka, Owen Sound

Contact:
Owen Sound:

Ivan Silverthorn

705-728-1968 ext. 2076

Barrie:

Kim Woodman

705-728-1968 ext. 5231

Bracebridge:

Sandra Gallagher

705-728-1968 ext. 4811

This program provides graduates with occupational skills for employment in the construction industry. It focuses on residential and light commercial construction, which will include surveying and lot layout, concrete form work, framing, interior and exterior finish and sustainable construction techniques. Students study theory and applications of safety, building codes, blueprint reading and energy efficiency. Students will learn to interpret the Ontario Building Code as it applies to renovations and new construction. Basics of entrepreneurship will be presented.

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • apply safety procedures in the shop and on the job site, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act Construction Regulations


  • solve trade-related mathematical problems involving the principles of ratio and proportion and plane geometry


  • carry out the necessary alterations and/or additions in a manner that complements and enhances a building’s distinctive features


  • apply knowledge of the properties and uses of wood as a construction material on projects


  • assess the relative merits of new construction materials and their appropriateness for use in the restoration/renovation field


  • know of the principles and practices of energy conservation techniques


  • apply the standards set forth in the Ontario Building Code for all types of carpentry and millwork


  • apply the basic principles of drafting in the interpretation and production of sketches, including survey and plot plans, architectural, mechanical and electrical drawings


  • select and use properly the hand and machine tools required to perform the layout, cutting, fitting and assembly operations for related projects


  • function as a general finishing and/or framing carpenter for new construction as well as restoration or renovation projects


  • recognize the interdependence among the trades on site, so that project completion is facilitated


  • apply basic entrepreneurial strategies to identify and respond to new opportunities


  • employ environmentally sustainable practices within the profession.
Fall Intake - Barrie, Muskoka, Owen Sound

Sem 1 | Sem 2

--------------

Fall | Winter

2016 | 2017

OSSD or equivalent with

- Grade 12 English (C or U)

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

- OSS curriculum: OSSD or equivalent, with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U)

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

- Any credit Communication course taken at Georgian College

- Most college preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Technology Foundation, Technology Fundamentals and General Arts and Science*

- Equivalent courses in English taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)

- Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications

- Mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*

- Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)

- English, Literature or Communication credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

- Applicants can write the mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.

10 Mandatory Courses

1 Communications Course

1 General Education Course

To graduate from this program, the passing weighted average for promotion through each semester, and to graduate is 60%. Additionally, a student must attain a minimum of 50% or a letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) in each course in each semester unless otherwise stated on the course outline.

Mandatory Courses

CART1011 Carpentry Fundamentals
CART1012 Applied Carpentry Fundamentals
CART1013 Construction Practices
CART1014 Formwork and Framing
CART1015 Finish Carpentry Fundamentals
CART1016 Interior and Exterior Finishes
CART1017 Advanced Framing and Sustainability
CART1018 Blueprint Reading
CART1019 CAD Drafting
MATH1007 Mathematics Techniques
Communications Course
To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.
General Education Course
To be selected from College list
A large barn front, with a sign that says "Educational section" on top. Doors open to a wide field.

Muskoka Campus builds special item for plowing match

Muskoka carpentry students worked with faculty members to build barn fronts that graced the entry of the educational section of the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo. Read more...

A large barn front, with a sign that says "Educational section" on top. Doors open to a wide field.

Muskoka Campus builds special item for plowing match

Muskoka carpentry students worked with faculty members to build barn fronts that graced the entry of the educational section of the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo. Read more...

Students in a classroom watch a screen broadcasting an image of their professor at another campus

Making college history through technology

Video conferencing was used for the first time in Sep. 2013 to link students and faculty between two Georgian campuses. Introduction to Marketing was delivered in class to students by faculty at the John Di Poce South Georgian Bay Campus and to students at the Muskoka Campus through technology. Read more...

Faculty and alumni profiled in trades documentary

Georgian College faculty and alumni were featured in a documentary created by Rogers TV as part of the Train in Trades initiative, or TNT. Led by Mayor Jeff Lehman and MPP Rod Jackson in partnership with Georgian, TNT aims to raise awareness about local job opportunities in the skilled trades. Read more...

A group of men and women in hard hats, placing boards on a semi-built surface.

Carpentry students build homes for Habitat

Students in the Carpentry Techniques program at Georgian’s Muskoka Campus will go beyond the classroom this semester to help on a Habitat for Humanity build site in Gravenhurst. They will work on the build site two days a week putting their learning to use. Read more...

For inquiries please contact the appropriate person below.

Owen Sound

Contact:
Ivan Silverthorn
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 2076

Barrie

Contact:
Kim Woodman
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 5231

Bracebridge

Contact:
Sandra Gallagher
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 4811

use +/- to expand menu options