Call: (306) 252-1000

Construction & Carpentry 20 - 6980

Pre-Requisite: Construction 10
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous

Construction 10 is the first of two courses that introduce the construction trade. In this course, learners study various types of wood and their characteristics and functionality as a building material. We will also look at other materials, tools and processes used in basic construction and foundation building.

By the end of the course, learners must be able to identify and demonstrate safe handling practices for hand and power tools and understand basic project estimating and budgeting skills.

Construction 10 includes a theory component and a work placement component. Learn more about work placements.

Units of Study

  • Career Opportunities
  • Wood
  • Manufactured Building Materials
  • Project Estimating
  • Measuring and Layout
  • Safety
  • Hand Tools
  • Portable Power Tools
  • Stationary Power Tools
  • Fasteners and Adhesives

Supplied Resources

  • all course material

Suggested Career Pathways

  • Carpenter
  • Framer
  • Draftsman
  • Project Estimator
  • Site Supervisor

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