Carpentry

Program Description:

With a concentration in Carpentry, students learn to organize, lead, and manage the building process.  Through the course curriculum, students learn how their career choice is vital to the job site, just as the architect and engineer.  The program examines the basics of design, how to estimate and control the costs of a project and the various construction methods.

accreditedNCCER

Industry Certifications:

Students in Carpentry have the opportunity to complete nationally recognized certifications through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).  Certifications offered include: Basic Safety; Introduction to Construction Math; Introduction to Hand Tools; Introduction to Power Tools; Introduction to Construction Drawings; Basic Rigging; Basic Communication Skills; Basic Employability Skills; Introduction to Materials Handling; Orientation to the Trade; Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives; Hand and Power Tools; Reading Plans and Elevations; Floor Systems; Wall and Ceiling Framing; Roof Framing; Introduction to Concrete and Reinforcing Materials; Windows and Exterior Doors; and Basic Stair Layout.  Upon successful completion of the certification process, students will receive a certification card and a transcript of their certifications.

Required Courses:

  • Carpentry I
  • Carpentry II
  • Carpentry III
  • Carpentry IV