R8601 (2 Credits)
Grades 10, 11, 12
Carpentry I is foundational for achieving high-level construction industry skills that can result in an exciting and lucrative career. With an emphasis on safety, students are taught to use hand and power tools, cut stock, apply construction mathematics, interpret blueprints, and understand basic rigging. Students will become proficient in identifying types of residential construction components to frame walls, floors, ceilings, roofs, doors, and windows. All students will obtain the required Construction Industry OSHA 10 safety credential. NCCER and Workplace Readiness are offered as approved Industry Certifications.
Carpentry IIR8602 (2 Credits)
Grades 11, 12
Carpentry II prepares students for successful transition into postsecondary education for careers in carpentry and related fields, such as construction management, architecture, and others. Students are taught the safe use of hand and power tools common to the industry to complement their Construction Industry OSHA 10 safety credential earned in Carpentry I. Students will become proficient in assembling and installing various types of residential construction components according to industry standards, including forming foundations, framing floors, walls, ceiling, roofs, trusses, roofing materials, stairs, and exterior doors and windows. NCCER and Workplace Readiness are offered as approved Industry Certifications.
Carpentry IIIR8603 (2 Credits)
Grade 12 Carpentry III is an advanced course that allows students to gain in-depth knowledge and hands on experience in construction skills. Students explore specialized areas in carpentry, such as building decks and porches, alternative framing, interior finishes, drywall installation and finishing, as well as energy efficiency and green technology. Exploration of licensure requirements and entrepreneurial opportunities are emphasized. NCCER and Workplace Readiness are offered as approved Industry Certifications.Click HERE to view careers in Architecture & Construction.