• About the Program (CIP Code 46.0201)

    A student in the Carpentry program will be introduced to careers for general carpenters, wood workers, and fine cabinetmakers. Classroom learning will include measuring; use of power tools; use of hand tools; types of fasteners; types of adhesives; rough carpentry skills; cabinetmaking skills; blueprint reading skills; programming/operation of the CNC (computerized numerical control) lathe, router, and moving gantry router. Students will learn the art and operation of laser woodworking systems. Practical application includes fine cabinetmaking and working on construction of the modular home.


    Hand and Power Tools
    Laser Woodworking System
    Computerized Lathe and Router
    Exterior Finishing
    Layout of walls, rafters, and stairs
    Design Techniques

    Recommended High School Courses:

    Industrial Arts
    Mathematics - Basic Math, Algebra I and II, Geometry
    Computer Basics, Computer Aided Drafting
    Applied Science, Chemistry


    Industry Recognized/Providers

    • Fork Lift Operator/National Safety Council
    • NCCER Credentials (Various Trades)/Natl Ctr for Construction Educ & Research (NCCER)
    • S/P2 Construction/S/P2 


    Articulation Agreements:

    • Triangle Tech
    • The KML Carpenters Apprenticeship and Training Fund

    Upon successful completion of the NOCTI skill and written exams, students may receive six technology credits from Butler County Community College’s Industrial Management Technology program.