Construction Technology

Our Construction Technology program will introduce students to the skills required of a residential carpenter while touching on some commercial aspects.  Key areas of learning are:  safety procedures, tool and equipment indentification and their uses/operations.  Students will be instructed in the introduction of framing (floor, wall, and rafters), roofing applications, drywall installation and finishing, cabinet making and installation, concrete, heavy/light equipment, stairs, blueprint reading, intro to plumbing, intro to electrical, tile and grout, windows and doors, and the opportunity to obtain certifications through National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and an OSHA-10 card.

View Gainful Employment Disclosure -- Residential Carpenter

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Employment Opportunities

  • Cabinet Maker
  • Finisher
  • Framer

Certifications Available

  • National Center for Construction Education and Research - Carpenter-Level 1, Core Construction
  • CTTC - Construction Trainee, Drywall Installation Trainee, Finish Carpenter, Form Carpenter, Frame Carpenter, Roofer, Cabinetmaker Trainee
  • OSHA 10 Construction Industry

Salary Range

Up to $14/hour

Degree Requirements

Career Major

Major Requirements

Residential/Commercial Carpenter
Total Hours 1050
Required Courses Hours
Construction Core 120
Introduction to Carpentry 30
Building Materials, Fasteners and Adhesives 15
Hand and Power Tools 15
Plan Reading and Elevations 30
Floor Systems 30
Wall and Ceiling Framing 60
Roof Framing 30
Stairs 15
Introduction to Windows and Exterior Doors 15
Concrete and Reinforcing Materials 15
Roofing Applications 60
Working in Green Environment 15
Exterior Finishing 45
Workforce Staging 30
Residential Exterior Trim and Roof 60
Metal Stud Framing 45
Installation of Interior Doors 15
Windows, Doors, Floors and Ceiling Trim 30
Cabinet Installation 30
Drywall Installation 45
Drywall Finishing 45
Suspended Ceilings 30
Basic Finishing Techniques 15
Residential Plans and Drawing Interpretation 15
Site Layout One-Distance Measurement and Leveling 30
Light Equipment in Construction 15
Metal Building Concepts 15
Becoming a Crew Leader 15
Workforce Connection 120

Course is available for High School Juniors, Seniors, and Adults

Residential Carpenter
Total Hours 945
Required Courses Hours
Construction Core 120
Floor Systems 30
Wall and Ceiling Framing 60
Roof Framing 30
Stairs 15
Concrete and Reinforcing Materials 15
Roofing Applications 60
Exterior Finishing 45
Workforce Staging 30
Light Equipment in Construction 15
Workforce Connection 120
Basic Cabinet Construction Techniques 150
Carpentry Fundamentals 45
Doors and Door Hardware 20
Electrical Safety in Construction 15
General Construction Safety and First Aid 30
Introduction to Plumbing 30
Mortars and Grouts 15
Thermal and Moisture Protection 15
Wall Finish 55
Windows and Exterior Doors 30

Burns Flat

For more information, call Zach Mattox at 580-562-3181 Ext. 260, or email:  [email protected]