Residential Framing

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Program Description

This program equips students with the skills needed to begin entry-level work as a framer. Framers interpret blueprints, specifications and codes, lay-out, construct, sheath, and erect floor, wall and roof systems to build houses and other wood buildings.


Admission Requirements

  • Completion of Grade 10 with Math 10 and Science 10 is preferred 

Acceptance Policy

Strong preference is given to applicants who are Status First Nations, but SIIT programs are open to anyone.

English Language Benchmark

SIIT is not currently legislated to accept International Students. You must be a Canadian/ Permanent Resident to apply.

To be admitted into this program you must be able to understand and communicate in English (Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment of six – CLB6).


  • SFTY 101 – Construction Safety
  • BPRT 100 – Construction Documents
  • FRMG 200 – Floor Framing
  • FRMG 201 – Wall Framing
  • FRMG 250 – Trusses

Tuition, Fees, and Funding

Eligible students can expect to pay little to no tuition or fees to participate in this program. Career Centre staff will assess your eligibility for funding when you apply.

What to Expect

Program Delivery

This program is six (6) weeks in length.

Attendance Policy

Regular attendance is essential for academic success. Each program has specific attendance requirements that must be adhered to in order to graduate. In order to graduate from this program, an attendance rate of 90% or better is required.  

Graduation Document

Students who graduate from this program will earn a Certificate of Achievement.  In order to graduate, students must pass all of the courses in the program. 

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program can expect to find entry-level work in the residential or industrial construction industry at both the First Nation community level and in urban areas.

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