Finish Carpenter

Certificate Program
FC31

Program Description
The finish carpenter technical certificate specializes in interior and exterior finish of a residential building. Topics covered are doors, trim, cabinets, millwork, cornice, soffit, wall covering, ceilings, cabinets and insulation. Theory along with practical application in the lab is emphasized. Technical courses apply to the diploma program in carpentry. This certificate does not qualify for financial aid as it does not meet minimum hour requirements. (Program Length: 4 Semesters Minimum)

Students must complete COFC 1020, COFC 1030, and COFC 1050 prior to attempting the courses in the finish carpenter certificate program.

Some courses in this program of study may be subject to a livework and/or supply reimbursement charge.

Employment Opportunities
Finish carpenter, window & door installer, drywall installer & finisher, apprentice level employment as professional cabinetmaker

1st SEMESTER
8 Hours

COFC 1020 Professional Tool Use & Safety

COFC 1030 Materials and Fasteners

COFC 1050 Const. Print Reading Fund

2nd SEMESTER
4 Hours

CARP 1114 Interior Finishes


3rd SEMESTER
5 Hours

CARP 1112 Exterior Finishes and Trim

4th SEMESTER
2 Hours

CARP 1190 Interior Finishes II



16 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION