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Pre-Employment Carpenter

Program Details

Program Year


Program Length

12 weeks

Program Description

Have you always enjoyed working with tools? Consider a career as a carpenter, a field that is in high demand. This hands-on program will give you the skills and theory you need to succeed when you write the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training theory and practical exams.

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Program Delivery

Traditional classroom setting with shop and lab demonstrations.


Sep 05, 2017 - Nov 24, 2017 - Slave Lake; Feb 05, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018 - Slave Lake; Mar 05, 2018 - May 25, 2018 - High Level

Academic Requirements

RECOMMENDED PATH: Alberta High School Diploma with:
 English 30-2.
 Math 30-3.
 Physics 20 or Chemistry 20 or Science 20.
 Related Career and Technology Studies courses.
 Attendance and participation in "Introduction to Construction Trades."

 English 10-2 and Math 10-3 or a passing mark in 5 General Education Development (GED) tests or a passing mark on Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training's Entrance Exam.

Other Requirements

If academic requirements are not met you will need to do an ACCUPLACER assessment. Minimum levels: 60 in Reading Comp., 50 in Arithmetic, and 50 in Elementary Algebra. Contact your nearest campus to schedule an appointment. Pre-employment students are NOT required to be registered with AIT.