Program Content: The purpose of this class is to prepare students for entry-level employment in the carpentry industry. Students learn the basic use of hand and power tools, selection and use of materials, estimating, blueprint reading, and interpretation of building codes.
This curriculum is nationally recognized by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). After completion, national NCCER certification and assistance with job placement are available.
We introduce students to shop and tool safety, floor & wall framing, handling and storage of materials, roof systems, applied math, stair preparation, blueprint reading, exterior finishes, site preparation and layout, interior, finishes. We also introduce students to communication, employability, cabinetmaking, door & window installation.
This class is the first occupational completion point in the carpentry program. Upon completion of this nine-week class, students may elect to explore job opportunities or continue to complete the full program.
For More Information: Contact Xela Brutus, 941.751.7900 x 1034, Email