Students earn ASD academic credit for math. Trade organization agreement in place.
1 semester. May be taken 3 times with grade of “C” or better to advance. Grade level 11-12.
Students will receive primary training in residential and light commercial construction methods. The course is taught using the recognized Occupational Skill Standards for the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). The first section covers Core Construction Curriculum with the second section covering Carpentry Level One Curriculum. Training is accomplished with the latest in power tools, materials and technology available in the construction industry.
Students will complete written tests and performance evaluations on certain aspects of the trade. Passing these evaluations may earn certification and national registry with NCCER. Second and third semester students need to show self-motivation and will be expected to work independently on advanced carpentry projects, while also keeping a journal with daily work records. Second semester students will aid in tool and machine demonstrations.
Purchase of safety glasses is required.