Carpenter – Vermilion Campus

Lakeland College Carpentry ApprenticeshipThe following table summarizes the topics/skills for each training period.

For complete details, check the carpenter course outline, or check on Trade Secrets, the Alberta government's Apprentice & Industry Training branch. website.
Carpenter 1st Period View More ∇
1st Period - 240 hours
Safety 11 hours
Building Materials  9 hours
Hand and Power Tools  83 hours
Site Preparation and Building Layout        5 hours
Foundation  48 hours
Floor Frame  20 hours
Estimating and Plans  64 hours


Information is from the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training document Carpenter Course Outline. These details may be subject to revision.
Carpenter 2nd Period View More ∇
2nd Period - 240 hours
Frame Structures 40 hours
Residential Roofs  60 hours
Interior and Exterior Finishes        43 hours
Wood Stains  31 hours
Estimating and Plans  64 hours


Information is from the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training document Carpenter Course Outline. These details may be subject to revision.
Carpenter 3rd Period View More ∇
3rd Period - 240 hours
Safety 6 hours
Concrete   13 hours
Building Layout 26 hours
Commercial Formwork 73 hours
Commercial Interiors and Timber Construction        58 hours
 Estimating and Plans 64 hours


Information is from the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training document Carpenter Course Outline. These details may be subject to revision.
Carpenter 4th period View More ∇
4th Period - 240 hours
Workplace Organization and Safety 10 hours
Interior Finishes 75 hours
Exterior Finishes 8 hours
Roof Frame and Stairs  55 hours
Building Design and Renovations 10 hours
Energy Efficiency and Building Science        18 hours
Estimating and Plans  64 hours


Information is from the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training document Carpenter Course Outline. These details may be subject to revision.
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