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Overview

Carpenter Apprenticeship is an obvious choice for those who are good at working with their hands and using hand and power tools.

Trades Apprenticeship training takes place at the Len Evans Centre for Trades and Technology at Assiniboine's North Hill Campus. Completed in 2010, this 130,000 square foot facility features innovative shops, laboratories and classrooms.

Modern carpentry demands both manual skill and the ability to read drawings, sketches and plans for building information. Carpenters need to work accurately and be able to estimate the cost of jobs. Communication skills are also important since carpenters work with other tradespeople. To be successful in their trade, carpenters must be able to solve mathematical problems quickly and accurately, select materials, plan sequences and methods of work, cut and shape materials, check completed units to ensure they are accurate and work with national and local building codes.

Learn more about apprenticeship training at Assiniboine or visit the Government of Manitoba website

Manitoba Education & Training - Workforce Development:

100-111 Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg MB R3B 0T4
Phone: 204.945.3337
Fax: 204.948.2346
Toll-Free:1.877.978.7233 (1.877.97.TRADE)
Email: apprenticeship@gov.mb.ca

Rural Apprenticeship Training Coordinator:
Jenna Smid, SW Region of Manitoba
Phone: 204.573.5512
Email: jenna.smid@gov.mb.ca

Admissions

  • Must be a registered apprentice with Apprenticeship Manitoba.

Learn more about apprenticeship training at Assiniboine or visit the Government of Manitoba website

Manitoba Education & Training - Workforce Development:

100-111 Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg MB R3B 0T4
Phone: 204.945.3337
Fax: 204.948.2346
Toll-Free:1.877.978.7233 (1.877.97.TRADE)
Email: apprenticeship@gov.mb.ca

Rural Apprenticeship Training Coordinator:
Jenna Smid, SW Region of Manitoba
Phone: 204.573.5512
Email: jenna.smid@gov.mb.ca

Apprenticeship Manitoba applications are available at www.manitoba.ca/tradecareers

For the majority of trades, it is required that applicants have a high school diploma or equivalent academic standing. Because apprenticeship trades involve technical components, it is important to have high school credits in English, math and science.  Those with mature student status, over 19 years of age, regardless of completed grade level, may be required to participate in an assessment process. Graduates from a college pre-employment program, Senior Years Apprenticeship Option or an accredited high school vocational program may qualify for time and/or level credits in an apprenticeship program.

If you don’t meet these admission requirements please visit our adult learning page for more information on assessment of special circumstances.

Careers & Connections

Careers

In Manitoba you can train for a career as a certified journeyperson in over 50 designated trades through apprenticeship, which is a combination of on-the-job practical training and in-school technical training.

Connections

Assiniboine has a number of agreements with other colleges, universities and professional organizations, making it possible to apply credit taken at Assiniboine to programs at other institutions. For up-to-date information on agreements, visit Assiniboine’s Articulation Agreements page.

Tools & Supplies

Our classrooms, labs and shops are equipped with the necessary equipment that you need to make the most of your experience.

Textbooks, supplies and uniforms for all of our programs and courses may be purchased at the Assiniboine Bookstore. Visit the Assiniboine Bookstore’s website to learn more.


At-Home Computing

For this program, you are expected to have access to a computer at home. It should have a webcam, microphone and internet access to enable remote learning for the theory portions of your programs.

At-Home Computing Information

 

Courses & Costs

To register for your technical training, please go to www.manitoba.ca/tradecareers

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