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Logistics and Distribution 2: Apprenticeship


  • Training Level
    Apprenticeship
  • Credential Granted
    • Apprenticeship
    • ITA Credential
  • Coordinator Contact
    apprentice@kpu.ca 604.598.6102

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Training Schedule

Training schedule details provided by the BC Trades Training Consortium (TTC).

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This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) for:

Log Builder

ITA Source: 'Log Builder' profile.


Description

Log Builders use joinery techniques on logs and timber to build recreational, residential and commercial structures.

The format of the program combines in-school and work-based training. The four levels of training are normally completed over four years.

The in-school training part involves 24 weeks or about six weeks per level. This block of training is normally delivered through an ITA approved training institution. Sometimes it may also be met through approved training models (distance education, part-time) and/or a level challenge exam.

The work-based training totals 7000 hours. Based on a 40-hour work week this involves 175 weeks of training.

Training Content

The four levels of training cover:

  • Safe Work Habits
  • Trade Practices
  • Trade Sciences
  • Drawing and Specifications
  • Log Building Techniques
  • Log Building Tools & Equipment
  • Log Wall Systems
  • Door & Window Openings
  • Floor Systems
  • Roof Structures
  • Dismantling and Assembling Log Buildings
  • Building Stairs
  • Building Railings
  • Additions to Existing Log Structures
  • Interacting with Other Trades
  • Exterior and Interior Log Finishing

Pre-requisites

Recommended

  • completion of Grade 10 or equivalent
  • English 10
  • Math 10
  • Science 10

Preferred

  • completion of Grade 12 or equivalent

Advisor Tips

If you have 10500 (documented) hours of directly related work experience for this position you may challenge the BC Certificate of Qualification written exam. In doing so you believe that your work experience and self-directed study have prepared you to pass the exam.

If you have any questions about this program please contact ITA Customer Service at 1.866.660.6011.

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