Explore the art of carpentry by learning to use hand and power tools to construct, install and repair wooden structures and fixtures. You will also learn how to read blueprints, choose materials and do finish work. This hands-on program is offered in partnership with the Treasure Coast Builder’s Association and prepares high-quality, entry-level carpenters for the building construction industry.
Once You Complete the Program
Pursue a career as a construction carpenter, rough carpenter, bench carpenter or cabinetmaker. You may also consider installation jobs for drywall or tile, or venture into fabrication. Years of experience will qualify you for supervisory positions including, but not limited to, foreman, building superintendent, construction estimator or project manager.
Academic Plans/Guided Pathways for Carpentry
For course descriptions, see the College Catalog.Academic Plans/Guided Pathways are recommended sequences of courses and prerequisites needed to complete your degree. It is a general suggestion for when to take your courses; it is not a course schedule. Students should meet with their advisors to make appropriate course selections. The Academic Plans/Guided Pathways listed below are for the current academic year. Students should consult with their advisors for plan requirements specific to their academic year.
Carpentry Career Training
Students enrolled in Career Training programs build increasingly sophisticated skills in 150-hour modules. Apprenticeship programs feature on-the-job training.