PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS (From NIC website)
NIC’s 24-week Carpentry Foundation Harmonized Certificate is the standard provincial program for entry into the carpentry trade and is well-recognized by the residential and commercial building industries. During the program, you will develop the carpentry skills and knowledge needed for employment in the construction industry.
Carpenters work on projects such as; Hospital, bridges, Residential & Commercial construction, School’s, etc.
Past graduates have worked for companies in town such as;
AFC Construction, Bohmer Construction, Broadstreet Properties Ltd, Habitat For Humanity, Integra Homes, Kinnetic Construction, Knappet Industries, Lacasse Construction, Man & Marks Construction, Muchalat Construction, Nelson Roofing & Sheet Metal, School District #71,
A carpentry apprentice must complete a four-year program including 6480 workplace hours and 720 in-school hours of training completed in four levels of training, each for six weeks. After completion and achievement of a passing grade, the apprentice will hold the B.C.Certificate of Apprenticeship, B.C. Certificate of Qualification, and the Inter provincial Standard Endorsement also known as Red Seal.
North Island College
(Comox Valley Campus)
2300 Ryan Rd,
Program Start Date: February
Program Length: 24 weeks
Note: The program does NOT follow the Comox Valley School’s Calendar. There is NO spring break.
TRADES PROGRAM APPLICATION FORMSIf you will complete any of the following applications digitally, make sure you download and save them to your computer first before completing. You can use the Fill & Sign feature in Adobe Acrobat Reader to sign it.
FILLABLE - District Application - Trades 2020 (Can be done at home and brought to Careers Teacher)
FILLABLE - Grade 12 SLP - Fall 2020 (Can be started at home and brought to Careers Teacher)
ITA Youth Train In Trades Application Form (To completed once accepted to program)
NIC Trades Application -Sample Only (See a school's Careers Department for actual one)