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General Carpenter (403A)

General Carpenter

Available at Mohawk College and Niagara College

Now Accepting Applications

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Program Overview

A General Carpenter constructs, renovates and repairs structures made of wood, steel, concrete and other materials in the residential, commercial and industrial construction sectors and in related industries.

A General Carpenter:

  • establishes building procedures and prepares work sites
  • lays out, constructs and installs formwork and concrete foundations
  • frames floors, walls, ceilings and roofs
  • finishes interiors and exteriors
  • constructs heavy framing
  • builds stairs, posts and handrails
  • lays out, constructs and installs door and window systems
  • performs renovations

Successful participants will receive:

  • Job readiness training
  • 30 weeks training
  • Assistance securing up to 12-week PAID placement
  • Financial support for transportation and training cost

To be eligible for these programs, you must fill the following requirements:

  • A minimum of Grade 10 high school education or its equivalent
  • Female, non-binary ages 18+
  • Able to travel to training and work sites

Start Date:

To Be Confirmed – Niagara College

To Be Confirmed – Mohawk College

For apply please complete this form and submit to:

Deborah Schwientek,
Manager, Employment and Training Services
Email: dschwientek@ywcahamilton.org

Caron Martin (she/her),
Manager, Employment and Training Services – Skilled Trades
Email: cmartin2@ywcahamilton.org

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