Call: (306) 252-1000

Construction & Carpentry 10 - With Work Placement - 4980W

Pre-Requisite: None

Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous

Supplied Resources: All course material are provided online.

This course has a required work placement component (75 hours theory and 25 hours of work placement).  The work placement must be coordinated through a Career Work Exploration (CWEX) teacher (ask your principal if you do not know if you have a CWEX teacher available). Students are responsible for any necessary workplace attire/materials (ex. work boots, tools, etc).

For Practical and Applied Arts courses with a work placement, additional fees and scheduled site visits may be required. We encourage all learners, parents, mentors and, where appropriate, school-based administrators to familiarize themselves with our work placement policies.

Course Description: Construction 10 introduces students to wood and various building materials. Students will be introduced to the safe use and identification of various hand tools and power tools. This 75-hour theory component is combined with a 25-hour Work Study. The Work Study component is set up with the school Career and Work Exploration teacher and provides the student with hands-on experience in the carpentry and construction industry.

Units of Study:

  1. Career Opportunities
  2. Wood
  3. Manufactured Building Materials
  4. Project Estimating
  5. Measuring and Layout
  6. Safety
  7. Hand Tools
  8. Portable Power Tools
  9. Stationary Power Tools
  10. Fasteners and Adhesives

Suggested Career Pathways*: Carpenter, Framer, Draftsman, Project Estimator, Site Supervisor, others.

*Please consult with a guidance counsellor.


Instructor: Blair Smadu

Blair Smadu

Phone: (306) 252-1000

Fax: (306) 252-2150

Sun West Distance Learning Centre

P.O. Box 370
408 - 5th Avenue
Kenaston, SK S0G 2N0


Phone: (306) 252-1000
Fax: (306) 252-2150