NCCER Advanced Carpentry (AB71)  Technical Certificate of Credit

(Stand Alone & Embedded in the NCCER Carpentry program)

Program Description:

The Advanced Carpentry certificate picks up where the Carpentry Fundamentals certificate ends. This program introduces the student to the more technically advanced carpentry skills. Topics include introduction to the interior finishes and trim, door and window installation, steel framing, and stair finishes. The program emphasizes a combination of carpentry theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive an advanced carpentry certificate and have the qualifications of an entry level finish carpenter.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

Reading 236 Reading Comp. 64
Arithmetic 229 Arithmetic 34

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits Required for Graduation: 18

Courses 18 credits
CARP 1025

Intermediate Carpentry Techniques completes the ''rough-in'' phase of building a structure. This course includes building envelope systems, stair framing, roof coverings, thermal and moisture protection, exterior finishes, and reading commercial drawings.

CARP 1035

Advanced Carpentry I continues the progression of carpentry skills to include specialty skills including drywall installation and finishing, suspended ceilings, door and drawer hardware, interior finish trim procedures, and cabinet installation.

CARP 1055

Advanced Carpentry II contains the culmination of skills needed to be a journeyman carpenter. Topics in this course include advanced roof and wall systems, advanced stair systems, and crew leader skills.

CARP 1056

Advanced Commercial Carpentry contains the culmination of skills needed to be a journeyman commercial carpenter. Topics in this course include rigging equipment and practices, advanced roof systems, introduction to welding, commercial finish work, and crew leader skills.

Program Chair

Instructor, NCCER Carpentry
Carlton Rm. 108

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