In just two semesters, the Carpentry Certificate of Applied Science (CAS) teaches the many applications of carpentry within the construction trades industry.
Through a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on training, students will learn fundamental and advanced skills in carpentry, including job safety, rough framing, blueprint reading, and finishing. Program graduates will be prepared to immediately enter the workforce at a strong wage and in an industry actively seeking these highly demanded skills!
Carpentry Students Learn:
- The relevance of carpentry within the construction trades.
- Technical and non-technical skills necessary for the industry.
- Safety rules and regulations in accordance with construction industry standards.
- Basic math as required for carpentry.
- Construction technology as it applies to site preparation, foundations and rough framing.
- Blueprint reading, including symbols, abbreviations and legends.
- Applications of common building materials, fasteners and adhesives.
- Terminology, definitions and vocabulary regularly used in
- Proper use of hand and power tools.
- Wooden floor assembly, interior and exterior wall assembly and basic roof systems.
- Techniques used for proper placement and curing of concrete.
Potential Annual Salary:
$42,000 (entry) - $87,000 (after 4+ years of training)
- Program Course Plan
- Program fees: students will be required to purchase their own tools for use in this program and in their future careers