Carpentry Technology

This is an introductory level course which covers all phases of residential carpentry. Students will be provided with an orientation of industry tools & materials, and will review wood, lumber and engineered lumber products. Proper and safe use of fasteners, hand tools, portable power tools and stationary power tools will be taught throughout the course. Instruction on architectural plans and building layout will be included. Various types of concrete form construction are taught, as well as print drawing/reading, building location (surveying), estimation time/material, frame construction, roofing/siding, drywall, interior rough work, and finish carpentry. Review of scaffolding, ladders, and horses is included as well. Now includes OSHA 10 training.

This is an introductory level course which covers all phases of residential carpentry. Students will be provided with an orientation of industry tools & materials, and will review wood, lumber and engineered lumber products. Proper and safe use of fasteners, hand tools, portable power tools and stationary power tools will be taught throughout the course. Instruction on architectural plans and building layout will be included. Various types of concrete form construction are taught, as well as print drawing/reading, building location (surveying), estimation time/material, frame construction, roofing/siding, drywall, interior rough work, and finish carpentry. Review of scaffolding, ladders, and horses is included as well.

Now includes OSHA 10 training.


Degree/Certificate:

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Employment Opportunities

Upon completion of this program, graduates are limited only by their own inventiveness. Any one or part of one unit covered during this program could be expanded into a career. Planning, Estimation, Drafting, Framing, Siding/Roofing, Drywall Installation, Trim/Cabinet Installation, Painting, Surveying, Building Supply or Hardware Store Person are but a few possibilities.

Lifetime job placement available for all successful program completers.

Admission Requirements

There are no special requirements for admission to this program. However, a basic comprehension of reading and math is expected.

Additional information

CTI Code

CE.TRD-020

Hours

382

CEU

38.2

Location

Camden County Technical School, Sicklerville Campus