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.
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 50/53
Degrees That Can Be Earned
- Associate in Applied Science
- Certificate of Achievement
Cost of Textbooks/Supplies
The cost for tools and textbooks is approximately $460 for the first year and $50 for each succeeding year.
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