Academics: CARP

CARP Technical Standards

Our program technical standards have been developed to help students understand the minimum essential mental, physical, and behavioral skills necessary for participation in and completion of all core aspects of our curriculum.

Carpentry Technology

View Program Information in the College Catalog [PDF]

Program Mission

The Carpentry Technology program's mission is to serve the community as a learning-centered, open door program that provides technical training to meet the demands of the carpentry industry and the needs of the individual. An open-exit option allows the students to identify their career objectives and participate in program exploration.

Program Description

Entrance into the carpentry trade is usually obtained through serving a four-year indentured apprenticeship. The Carpentry Department off ers a program of instruction which, when successfully completed, provides an excellent background for those desiring to enter the Apprenticeship Program. Industry standards and safety regulations are emphasized.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the CARP program, students will be able to:

  • Gain employment in the Carpentry Industry
  • Practice Quality Workmanship
  • Demonstrate personal and professional health, fitness and safety practices required for the building and construction occupations
  • Interact with customers and coworkers on construction jobs in ways that effectively support the work to be accomplished and promote customer satisfaction.
  • Use appropriate materials, tools, equipment and procedures to carry out work on construction projects.

Program Prerequisite or Co-requisite

  • ENG 19 and/or 21, OR ESL 13 & 14, OR Placement in ENG 22/60 or ESL 23
  • MATH 9, OR Placement in MATH 24/50/53

Degrees That Can Be Earned

  • Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
  • Certificate of Achievement (CA)

Cost of Textbooks/Supplies

The cost for tools and textbooks is approximately $460 for the first year and $50 for each succeeding year.

Gainful Employment Information

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Faculty & Staff

  • George Boeman, Instructor, CC, Email, 845-9114
  • Dean Crowell, Assistant Professor, CC, Email, 845-9485
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