Carpentry

The Carpentry Program

Carpentry

Overview

The Carpentry program prepares students to become skilled trades workers known as carpenters. These trained professionals are responsible for building bridges, roads, and other large-scale projects.

Students are taught the necessary skills to builds and repairs residential, commercial, or industrial structures. These structures can range from homes to commercial buildings to roads, and can include individual components such as cabinets, staircases, door frames, building foundations, and much more. Experience in the field can bring a variety of opportunities for advancement.




Grade 9

Career Exploratory students learn are introduced to the 


Grade 10

 

Grade 11

 

Grade 12

 


 

Training/ Skills You will Learn:


• Affix wood, vinyl, and metal siding to exterior walls
• Apply stucco, masonry veneer, and other exterior finishes
• Complete roofing jobs by closing up valleys and ensuring watertight seals
• Finish drywall surfaces using compounds, joint reinforcing tapes, and other materials
• Measure, cut, and install interior moldings around floors, doors, windows, and ceilings
• Build, lay out, and install kitchen base and wall cabinets, countertops, and backsplashes
• Install bathroom fixtures and other finishing items
• Build and finish closets and architectural details
• Lay carpet, hardwood flooring, laminate flooring, tile, and other flooring materials
• Paint and apply wallpaper and other surface finishes


Career Opportunities


With a High School Degree
Carpenter
Salaries: $33,770 per year

With a 2 Year College Degree
Apprentice
Salaries: $43,600 per year

With a 4 Year College Degree
Project Manager
Salaries: $58,700+ per year


Carpentry Staff

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