Due to increasing employment opportunities for skilled trade’s craftspeople, carpentry continues to be a popular career choice. The Carpentry program is designed to assist students in developing the knowledge, attitudes and skills required of carpenters engaged in residential and commercial construction.
First year students (juniors) develop skills in safety, tool use, material selection and construction techniques. First year students will be using the NCCER curriculum to complete the Core Construction requirements for national certifications. All certifications use a written and a performance test assessment.
The Carpentry program is designed to assist students in developing the knowledge, attitudes and skills required of carpenters engaged in residential and commercial construction.
Second year students (seniors) demonstrate their skills in lab through written and performance tests, and hands-on construction of a variety of projects. Students apply their knowledge and skills by building a habitat for humanity house. Students will spend the 1st nine weeks and the 4th nine weeks working on the habitat house job site. Second year students use the NCCER curriculum to complete Carpentry Fundamentals level 1 certifications. Upon successful completion of this program, students will have many employment opportunities and can earn up to 12 hours of college credit.
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