Introduction to Wood Frame Construction

Workforce Skills Training

Total Program Hours:

300 hours

Program Duration:

10 Week

Face to Face Instructions

Introduction to Wood Frame Construction Training Program

Start Date: Dec 14th, 2020
Address: 340-1275 Venables St, Vancouver, BC (map)

With over 5000 job openings anticipated in the next ten years, there are many opportunities for skilled framers in BC’s construction industry. This full-time 10-week program is ideal for those interested in working in the timber frame industry. The program focuses on developing the language and practical skills workers need to successfully work as framers.

Students are introduced to the techniques, history, and systems employed in traditional timber framing construction and develop the applied skills required for building a wood frame house. Graduates of this course will be well positioned to work with skilled trades’ people on the job-site.


  1. Be a Permanent Resident or Canadian Citizen
  2. Be able to complete 10 weeks of full-time classes
  3. Be Unemployed or Underemployed (in casual part time, on call, temp position)

Learning Objectives:

Students complete courses in the following areas:

  • Essential Skills for Wood Framing
  • Communication for Framing Safety and Productivity
  • Workplace Safety Awareness
  • Building Roofs: Rafters & Trusses
  • History of Building with Wood
  • Building Interior and Exterior Walls
  • Advanced Framing & Hardware
  • OFA 1 Certification
  • Fall Safe
  • Hand and Power Tools Training

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Course Delivery

Face to Face Instructions