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Diploma in Carpentry and Renovation Technician Fanshawe College - London Campus Fanshawe College - London Campus, Canada

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CAD 14903

Annual Tuition Fee

*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 100 Waived

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24 months


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Program Overview

The program prepares students for a career in the residential construction industry. Courses are designed to provide the technical knowledge required to perform the construction, estimating, and scheduling associated with the building of one and two-storey houses, duplexes and townhouses.  A portion of the program is devoted to the acquisition of hands-on skills pertaining to the construction field.

Co-operative Education
This two year program has two Co-operative Education work terms. Students can choose to participate in a four-month paid co-op term from May to August between years one and two of academic study. The second four-month work term will take place from May to August following the completion of the second year of academic study.
Students who fulfill both the academic and co-op requirements of the program will be eligible to graduate with a Co-op Endorsed Diploma. More information about Co-operative Education can be found at

Learning Outcomes
The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to

  • Develop and use strategies for ongoing professional development to remain current with industry changes, enhance work performance and explore career opportunities.
  • Comply with health and safety practices and procedures in accordance with current legislation and regulations.
  • Assist in the preparation of material estimations and quotes and complete all work in compliance with the rights and conditions of contractual obligations, the Ontario and/or National Building Codes, applicable laws, bylaws, standards and ethical practices in the construction, renovation and conservation building fields.
  • Incorporate sustainability practices in the implementation of building construction, renovation and conservation projects in accordance with sustainable building guidelines.
  • Communicate and collaborate with diverse clients, supervisors, coworkers and tradespersons to complete projects on time and to maintain effective working relationships.
  • Interpret project plans and produce technical sketches and documents to support building construction and renovation projects.
  • Select and use technologies to obtain, organize and communicate building construction and renovation information.
  • Solve problems related to the implementation of building construction and renovation projects by applying the principles of basic technical mathematics, building design and building science.
  • Select, maintain and safely use hand tools, and portable and stationary power tools, when performing layout, cutting, fitting and assembly operations.
  • Complete building and renovation stages, from site layout and footings to the application of interior and exterior finishes, in accordance with blueprint specifications and conservation principles.
  • Select a range of materials and equipment for their appropriate application to building construction and renovation projects.
  • Schedule and assist in monitoring the progression of building construction and renovation projects by applying basic principles andstrategies of project management.
  • Apply basic business principles and strategies to the operation of a building construction and/or renovation enterprise.
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 10 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - With No Band Less Than - 5.5
    • Minimum Overall Score - 83
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma in Science Stream or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Grade 12 Math

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

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Tuition Fee

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Tuition Fee

CAD 100 Waived

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11000 Per year

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