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Certificate in Carpentry and Renovation Techniques Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus, Canada

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CAD 16392

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*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 95

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12 months


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Program Overview

Construct your future.

The one-year Carpentry and Renovation Techniques Ontario College Certificate program prepares you for a future in construction, whether you pursue apprenticeship training, employment as a framer or finisher or just want to tackle a few projects around the house.

You acquire a well-rounded education, combining traditional carpentry skills with newer technologies. Algonquin College`s Waterfront Campus in Pembroke is a great place to learn, as you have access to high-quality tools in a state-of-the-art shop.

Gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Hand and power tool usage
  • Carpentry/framing techniques
  • Blueprint reading
  • Welding
  • Hoisting and rigging
  • Plumbing
  • Applied construction geometry
  • Mathematics
  • The Ontario Building Code
  • General and specific safety training

Throughout this physically demanding program, explore the latest green technology and energy-efficient construction techniques. Apply your construction skills to building projects that will help local communities.

There is an anticipated shortage of skilled workers in the construction industry as a result of an aging workforce and local expansion. That means there are many opportunities for employment available to graduates. With this certificate, you may pursue a specialized education in construction, or seek exemption from the Basic Level of the General Carpenter Apprenticeship training.

Graduates may find work as a(n):

  • Apprentice carpenter
  • Construction framer
  • Interior systems installer
  • Exterior systems applicator
  • Renovator
  • Door and window installer
  • Concrete form worker
  • Deck and porch designer/builder
  • Junior construction site supervisor
  • Junior estimator
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 42 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - With No Band Less Than - 5.5
    • Minimum Overall Score - 83 - With no score less than - 20
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60 - With no score less than - 45
    • Minimum Overall Score - 110.0  Minimum Literacy - 110.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s)
    • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent).
    • Mathematics, Grade 11 (MBF3C or equivalent).

6 IELTS Score
83 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
110 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

CAD 95

Application Fee

11000 Per year

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