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Claude Bernard


Job Description

A career achieved through an acquired education and hands on experience through apprenticeship (7200 hours). The work comes with a variety experiences that touch on all the aspects required and learned in the apprenticeship and applied in subsequent journey person status. Addendum to the trade learned at the journey person status augments to greater chances of employment and quality renumeration. There is a satisfaction factor in journey person status that gains respect and confidence from employers and peers in that you have acquired the trade with attention to the factors learned and practice with confidence. An acquired knowledge through education and hands on experience.

Relevant School Subjects

  • Technological Education

Areas of Expertise

  • Building/Construction

Career Story

Accident and desperation! Was an aimless youth looking (not hard) for a future, construction and trades was not on the radar. Marriage and children was a sobering introduction to reality along with disinterest in meaningless work. It began with a house contractor who supplied a house framing course. I jumped at the opportunity, the experience would be an eye opener of thinking and learning towards an objective with a instructor with the coolness and experience of a seasoned journeyman. A man much respected and a motivator in my career as a journeyman by what he once said "A good carpenter can do anything". A successful career behind me I have not lost the desire to motivate young people interested in trades. I have taught apprentices and high school students in construction practices, It was an enjoyable experience indeed.

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