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In the Millwork and Carpentry program, you will gain hands-on skills in the design and construction of wood structures, cabinets, shelving units and furniture. This certificate program will explore the two traditional woodworking trades of Cabinetmaker and Carpenter, with an emphasis on tools and safety.
Students specialize in either the cabinetmaking or carpentry stream. Each stream emphasizes materials and techniques relevant to that trade specialization.
The Cabinetmaking stream (Millwork), introduces students to construction of both upper and lower casework, complete with doors, drawer, mouldings, hardware and exposure to a variety of different materials used in the trade.
The Carpentry stream provides an introduction to residential home construction in foundations, framing and finishing carpentry.experience related to their stream.
Employment rates reported by NAIT alumni are for information purposes and do not guarantee future employment opportunities.
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Successful Millwork and Carpentry certificate graduates display the following attributes.
The School of Skilled Trades wants our first-year students to become confident in their abilities, get connected to NAIT through groups, peers and staff, be supported personally and academically, get motivated to complete their program and most importantly enjoy the learning environment here at NAIT.
Being an apprentice student is quite different from being a full-time student. Apprentices are in school for short periods of time and some programs are on satellite campuses. Our goal is to improve communication with apprentices on all campuses to ensure you have access to all the services we have to offer at NAIT for you to be successful.
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Ample opportunity exists for trained millworkers and carpenters to be self-employed or to find work as employees of progressive organizations. The diverse career opportunities include but are not limited to
Carpenters build and repair buildings and other structures made of wood, wood substitutes, steel and other materials. In residential jobs, carpenters
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International students are eligible to enroll in the Millwork and Carpentry program and are also eligible to apply for a Post-Graduation Work Permit program (PGWPP). Please note, Alberta apprenticeship is a training program that is limited to Canadian citizens or Permanents Residents of Canada.
Temporary visa holders (such as those participating on the PGWPP) do not meet the eligibility requirements and are not able to register through the on-line apprenticeship registration system.
International applicants should please note the following:
International applicants seeking permissions to take this program can contact a NAIT academic advisor – international focus to discuss options.
In the Millwork and Carpentry program, you will gain hands-on skills in the design and construction of wood structures, cabinets, shelving units and furniture.
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