Carpentry and Renovation Techniques


Course Description

Prepare for opportunities in new construction and renovations for both residential and commercial building:

  • Specialize as a contractor, new homebuilder, renovator, general carpenter, home inspector, building inspector, energy efficiency and green/sustainable builder, fine finish carpenter, project coordinator, manager or estimator.
  • Employers include general contractors, subcontractors, new homebuilders, woodworking shops, renovation and restoration contractors, government and municipal departments. There are also opportunities with product manufacturers and with retail outlets for building materials, such as hardware stores, lumberyards and building centres.
  • Training in entrepreneurship and estimating can help you work towards running your own business as an independent contractor.
  • Loyalist College grads are eligible to pursue professional certification through the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).
  • Loyalist College grads are able to apply skills to help obtain apprenticeships such as General Carpenter.  

Is it for you?

People who enjoy careers in construction renovation:

  • Like to see a project through from early stages to finishing touches
  • Take pride in their work
  • May be drawn to opportunities for self-employment
  • Enjoy working outdoors, indoors or both

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