This program is designed to teach students the fundamentals of blueprint reading, the use of hand and power tools, and on-the-job carpentry practices. Emphasis is placed on the methods of residential construction and installation techniques. Students are prepared to begin employment in the field after completing the course, whether part-time during senior year or full-time after graduation. Alternatively, many students choose to pursue different trades courses in junior and senior years in order to become cross-trained in different skill sets and enhance their employability.

Courthouse Campus

One Year

Occupation Opportunities
  General Contractor

Certification Opportunities
  NCCER Certifications

  OSHA-10 Certification
Credits for this Program Include:
  Carpentry I (1 Credit)
  Carpentry II (2 Credits)

Preferred Aptitudes
  Physical endurance to stoop, bend, and
  stand for long periods of time
  Work with precise standards of accuracy
  Tolerance for noise, dust, and dirt
  Physical strength to lift heavy objects
  Good mathematical ability