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  NOC 7271 – Carpenters

To apply under NOC-7271 National Occupation Classification you must follow the roles and responsibilities of Carpenters.

Required roles and responsibilities:-

Carpenters perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and sketches to determine specifications and calculate requirements
  • Prepare layouts in conformance to building codes, using measuring tools
  • Measure, cut, shape, assemble and join materials made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel and other materials
  • Build foundations, install floor beams, lay subflooring and erect walls and roof systems
  • Fit and install trim items, such as doors, stairs, moulding and hardware
  • Maintain, repair and renovate residences and wooden structures in mills, mines, hospitals, industrial plants and other establishments
  • Supervise apprentices and other construction workers
  • May prepare cost estimates for clients.

You can also see the required titles to apply as a Carpenters

NOC 7271 – Carpenters: example titles.

  • access floor specialist carpenter
  • apprentice boat carpenter
  • apprentice carpenter
  • apprentice carpenter-joiner
  • boat carpenter
  • boat joiner
  • boatbuilder, wood
  • boatbuilding apprentice
  • bridge carpenter
  • builder, wooden boats
  • building addition carpenter
  • building carpenter
  • carpenter
  • carpenter lead hand
  • carpenter rough
  • carpenter, bridges
  • carpenter, building additions
  • carpenter, concrete forms
  • carpenter, floor systems
  • carpenter, framing
  • carpenter, houses
  • carpenter, interior finish
  • carpenter, interior systems
  • carpenter, log homes
  • carpenter, maintenance
  • carpenter, manufactured houses
  • carpenter, mill
  • carpenter, mine
  • carpenter, plant
  • carpenter, prefabricated structures
  • carpenter, railway rolling stock
  • carpenter, renovation
  • carpenter, restoration
  • carpenter, shipbuilding
  • carpenter, studio
  • carpenter-joiner
  • carpentry repairman/woman
  • concrete forms carpenter
  • construction carpenter
  • dock carpenter
  • finish carpenter
  • floor systems carpenter
  • form builder – carpentry
  • form carpenter
  • framer-carpenter
  • framing carpenter
  • house carpenter
  • interior finish carpenter
  • interior finish joiner
  • interior systems carpenter
  • interior trimmer carpenter
  • joiner, railway rolling stock
  • journeyman/woman carpenter
  • log home carpenter
  • log home carpenter-builder
  • maintenance carpenter
  • maintenance carpenter-joiner
  • maintenance joiner
  • metal framer – carpentry
  • mill carpenter
  • mine carpenter
  • plant carpenter
  • prefabricated house carpenter
  • renovation carpenter
  • restoration carpenter
  • rough carpenter
  • ship joiner
  • shipbuilding carpenter
  • shipbuilding joiner
  • shipwright, wood
  • sign carpenter
  • stage carpenter
  • stair builder-carpenter
  • stairway carpenter
  • steel framer – carpentry
  • steel stud framer – carpentry
  • studio carpenter
  • wood frame carpenter
  • wood frame house carpenter
  • wood shipwright
  • wooden boatbuilder

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Completion of a three- to four-year apprenticeship program or A combination of over four years of work experience in the trade and some high school, college or industry courses in carpentry is usually required to be eligible for trade certification.
  • Trade certification for carpenters is compulsory in Quebec and available, but voluntary, in all other provinces and the territories.
  • Trade certification for framers is available, but voluntary, in Saskatchewan.
  • Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualified carpenters upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.

Additional Information

  • The Red Seal endorsement allows for interprovincial mobility.
  • Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.


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