Carpenter – Job Profile (2013)

This document is housed on the Government of Alberta server.

Part of an easy reading career planning resource, this profile explains what a carpenter does on the job. The authors explain the seasonal nature of the work, and discuss the skills and traits required for the job.

They also discuss the various routes to becoming a carpenter, including starting as a construction labourer, taking a certificate course, or going through an apprenticeship program to become a journeyperson carpenter.

Visit the Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) website at to view or order your copy.

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