Carpenters are involved in many different kinds of construction, from the building of highways and bridges to the installation of kitchen cabinets. This course will prepare students for a career in the building trades through a combination of classroom theory and hands-on experience. Students will gain experience using hand tools, portable power tools, and other equipment commonly used in carpentry along with using a variety of materials including lumber, panel products, roofing materials, fasteners and hardware. Students will develop the skills needed for rough framing, roof framing, and exterior and interior finish work. In addition, students will gain experience in blueprint reading, math, and estimating.
Career OpportunitiesAssembler, Cabinet Maker, Carpenter Foreman, Carpentry Foreman, Concrete Carpenter, Construction Superintendent, Construction Worker, Foreman, Framer, Production WorkerPost-Secondary Education OpportunitiesAlfred StateMonroe Community CollegeCarpenters UnionArticulation Agreement
School Credit Hours Course Name Course # Alfred State 2-4 Estimating 1 and Wood Fabrication Technology BLCT 1132 and BLCT 1022
Program of Study
9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade CTE Foundations - Construction Intro. to Construction and Design Carpentry I Carpentry II