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- The Carpentry program at Collins Career Center teaches skills and concepts needed to be a construction
carpenter. Students develop skills that prepare them to become entry-level workers in the areas of heavy
highway, industrial, and commercial construction.
Areas of Instruction Include:
- Blueprint Reading
- Hand and Power Tool Use
- Building Code Guidelines
- Site Preparation
- Concrete Formation
- Floor, Wall, and Roof Framing
- Window and Door Installation
- Exterior Wall Covering
- Interior Wall Preparation
- Special Construction Methods
Post-Secondary Education Opportunities
- Graduates of the Carpentry program at Collins Career Center may enter an apprenticeship program in Carpentry.
Graduates may also participate in adult-education or technical-school programs in Building/ Property Maintenance and Management.
- College-degree programs are available in Construction Management or Construction Engineering.
- Graduates of this program may find jobs as a carpenter apprentice, carpenter assistant, or building-material salesperson.
Related Occupations with Additional Education
- Estimator, house carpenter, industrial carpenter, insulator, maintenance carpenter, painter, roofer