If you take pride in creating with your hands and want to hone your expertise in woodcraft, it's time to take your carpentry career further with the Carpenter Apprenticeship program. The Carpenter Apprenticeship prepares you for everything from framing to concrete work and all the finishing touches in between.
Offered through Competency Based Apprenticeship Training (CBAT), the Carpenter Apprenticeship mixes on-the-job training with technical theory, splitting your time between the field and specialized courses. In our state-of-the-art shops, you’ll work with the latest industry-standard equipment and learn from instructors as they share the tips, techniques and practical experiences they learned on the job.
Build your future today – apply to the Carpenter Apprenticeship!
- Successful completion of English 10-2 and Math 10-3, or a pass mark in all Canadian General Educational Development (GED) tests, or entrance exam.
- English 30-2, Math 30-3, Physics 20 or Chemistry 20 or Science 20 and related Career and Technology Studies (CTS) recommended.
Please note: You must be a registered apprentice to apply for this program. Information on how to become a registered apprentice is available on the Alberta Government's website.
Additional information on apprenticeship and industry training is available on Alberta's Tradesecrets website.
You can apply for apprenticeship and industry training through MyTradesecrets.
To arrange a tour, call 403-320-3322 or toll-free 1-800-572-0103.
Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board
Provincial Building, Room 280
200 - 5th Avenue South
Lethbridge AB T1J 4C7
Outside of North America: 1-403-476-9757
Ask about the Alberta Apprenticeship Scholarship Program. You might discover you’re eligible for a financial award!
Apprenticeship programs require 8 weeks of classroom training each year in addition to on-the-job training.
You’ll have plenty of options available to you following the completion of your apprenticeship. Keep your career goals in mind as you find employment as a(n):
- Apprentice Carpenter
- Journeyman Carpenter
- Construction Superintendent