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Carpentry

The program in carpentry prepares students for a career in the carpentry trade. Students will be introduced to basic carpentry concepts and will be able to safely use basic carpentry hand and power tools. Students will also learn rough framing and how to prepare building sites. Upon completion of the program, students will have learned the skills necessary to design and construct a small building.

Course Sequence: 

Level I- Carpentry I

  • Students will be introduced to basic carpentry concepts and will be able to safely use basic carpentry hand and power tools. 

Level II- Carpentry II

  • Students will study floor and wall systems, including framing basics.
  • Students will be able to safely apply and reinforce the basic carpentry concepts. 

Level III- Carpentry III

  • Students learn the graphic skills needed to design, present their ideas on paper, and install and maintain the human living environments that result in the creation of new physical spaces.
  • Students learn the history of architecture and are able to name, identify, select, and use the tools needed for the profession. 

Level IV- Carpentry IV

  • Students develop, expand, and improve analytical and designing abilities and skills. 

Schools offering Carpentry

Phelps Architecture, Construction and Engineering High School


Associated Industry Jobs/Careers:

  • Architects
  • Architectural & Engineering Managers
  • Carpenters
  • Construction and Building Inspectors
  • Construction Managers
  • Drafters
  • Electrical & Electronics Drafters
  • Electricians
  • Heating, A/C, & Refrigerator Mechanics & Installers
  • Ironworkers
  • Operations Research Analysts
  • Reinforcing Iron & Rebar Workers
  • Sheet Metal Workers
Associated College Majors & Programs:

  • Architecture
  • Building and Property Maintenance
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Engineering Technology
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology
Associated Industry-Recognized Certifications:

  • NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) Carpentry, Level 1
  • NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) Carpentry, Level 2
  • OSHA 10