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Carpentry, Diploma


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The Carpentry program prepares you for a career as a carpenter in residential and commercial construction. In this program you will also study the concept of green building.  Green building is a growing trend among home builders nationwide and incorporates a whole building design approach into every phase of the building process, including design, construction, energy, water efficiency, lot development, resource efficient building design to enhance the well-being of occupants, and to minimize negative impacts on the community and natural environment.

Students interested in this program should like to work outdoors, have an interest in doing hands-on work with common building materials, possess good problem solving skills, have strong math skills, and have a healthy work ethic. Most importantly, students should have the desire to learn and expand their knowledge of the construction industry.

CRPT 1101
Tool Safety, Construction Terms & Materials 2
CRPT 1105
Floor and Wall Framing 4
CRPT 1135
Exterior Finishing Wall & Roof Covering 2
CRPT 1150
Site Layout, Foundations & Blueprint Reading 4
Roof Framing 4
CRPT 2271 Construction Drafting & Design 2
  Credits Fall
Building Science 2
Deck & Porch Construction 2
Interior Finish & Staircase Construction 3
CRPT 2255
Cabinet Making 5
CRPT 2270
Construction Business Management 2
  Electives 2
  Credits Spring


Updated: si 7/1/13