Carpenter/Scaffolder Readiness Program 

In partnership with the Alberta Carpenters Training Fund.

August 10, 2017 - October 6, 2017

Application Deadline: April 28, 2017

This 8-week, tuition-paid program will prepare you to succeed as an entry-level Carpenter/Scaffolder in the construction industry and become a registered apprentice with the Alberta Carpenters Training Fund..

Please Note: Acceptable file formats are PDF or WORD files emailed as attachments to application@womenbuildingfutures.com. We also accept faxed documents at 780-452-1279, or by mail or delivery at 10326 107 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 1K2. All other formats and online links will be disqualified. Thank you for your cooperation.

To apply to the program, fill out our NEW application forms :

Carpenter / Scaffolder Readiness Program Application Form

Click here to view our Resource and Referral guide!

If you need support in the application process you can attend an Information Session and Career Decision Making Workshop.


The program prepares women for entry-level work as a Carpenter/Scaffolder

The program includes:

  • Worksite Safety Certification: Standard First Aid and CPR Level One; Fall Protection; Scaffold Awareness; CSTS and WHMIS; OSSA Elevating Work Platform Certification; H2S Alive Certificate; Confined Space Awareness 
  • Hands-on training in carpentry and scaffolding
  • Healthy Choices for Productive Work
  • She Works: Financial Tool Kit
  • Workplace Culture (Best practices needed to work in construction in a safe and productive way)
  • Earned Employment Referrals, Job Search Training and Job Retention Support

The WBF Workplace Culture Awareness© module is designed specifically to help women understand the expectations of the construction workplace and prepare women for that environment.

Student Financing is available to qualified applicants.

If you have questions or need help filling out the forms, a WBF Student Recruitment Advisor can help you:

Phone: 780-452-1200 or Toll free 1-866-452-1201

Email: application@womenbuildingfutures.com

or Register for an Information Session