NCCER Carpentry Technology Diploma (CT22) Diploma
The Carpentry Technology Diploma program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the carpentry industry. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of carpentry theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a carpentry technology diploma and have the qualifications of an entry-level residential carpenter or entry-level commercial carpenter.
Program admission requirements:
Minimum Test Scores
|ACCUPLACER NEXT GENERATION –||Reading||224||ACCUPLACER-||Sentence Skills||60|
Credits required for graduation: 42
Beginning Spring 2022 (January 2022), ALL FIRST TIME college students will be required to take the College Success (COLL 1020) course.
|Basic Skills Courses 8 credits|
|ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I
Emphasizes the development and improvement of written and oral communication abilities. Topics include analysis of writing, applied grammar and writing skills, editing and proofreading skills, research skills, and oral communication skills.
|MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics
Emphasizes the application of basic mathematical skills used in the solution of occupational and technical problems. Topics include fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, measurement and conversion, formula manipulation, technical applications, and basic statistics.
|EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development
Emphasizes human relations and professional development in today's rapidly changing world that prepares students for living and working in a complex society. Topics include human relations skills, job acquisition skills and communication, job retention skills, job advancement skills, and professional image skills.
|Occupational Courses 34 credits|
|COFC 1080Construction Trades Core
This course introduces
|CARP 1000Fundamental Carpentry Skills
Introduces the fundamental Carpentry Skills provides the basic carpentry instruction all other carpentry skills build upon. Topics include orientation to the trade, materials and fasteners, hand and power tools, drawings and specifications, building layout, and building foundations.
|CARP 1015Structural Framing I
Introduces the the layout and construction procedures for floor, wall, and stair systems, including how to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications, and how to identify different types of framing systems, components, and system materials. It also covers how to estimate the amount of materials needed for an assembly and on some common alternative framing systems.
|CARP 1020Structural Framing II
Structural Framing II completes the ''rough-in'' phase of building a structure. This course includes ceiling and roof framing as well as building envelope systems.
|CARP 1025Intermediate Carpentry Techniques
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 1035Advanced Carpentry I
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 1055Advanced Carpentry II
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 1056Advanced Commercial Carpentry
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.
|COMP 1000 or 3 cr. hr. occupational elective||3|
NCCER Carpentry Chair/Instructor
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Programs of Study
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