Carpentry: Residential

Diploma Program
CA22

Program Description
The carpentry diploma is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the carpentry industry. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of carpentry theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a carpentry diploma and have the qualifications of an entry-level residential carpenter. (Program Length: 3 Semesters minimum)

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

Employment Opportunities
Framing carpenter, finish carpenter, roofer, siding installer, lead carpenter

Gainful Employment


COURSE TITLE NUMBER CREDITS
Essential General Education Courses

 

8

Fundamentals of English I

ENGL 1010

3

Foundations of Mathematics

MATH 1012

3

Interpersonal Relations & Professional Development

EMPL 1000

2

Essential Technical Courses

 

36

First Year Experience

FYES 1000

2

Overview of Building Construction Practices and Materials

COFC 1011

3

Professional Tool Use and Safety

COFC 1020

3

Construction Print Reading Fundamentals

COFC 1050

3

Site Layout, Footings and Foundations

CARP 1070

3

Floor Wall and Stair Framing

CARP 1105

4

Ceiling and Roof Framing

CARP 1110

4

Exterior Finishes and Roof Coverings

CARP 1112

4

Interior Finishes

CARP 1114

4

Advanced Residential Finishes and Decks

CARP 1190

3

Elective(s)

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3

 

Total Hours

44

Elective(s): CMTT 2020, CMTT 2050, INDS 1100, INDS 1105, GIFS 1101 or MGMT 1115

**Suggested First Semester classes in the evening sequence beginning in the spring: FYES 1000, COFC 1011, COFC 1020, and COFC 1050