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Carpentry Technology

  • West Point-Clay County Center
  • Certificate program
​Carpentry Technology is an instructional program designed to prepare students for entry into the carpentry trade. The program offers learning experiences in blueprint reading, estimating, building, installing and repairing structural units. A Certificate of Proficiency in Carpentry Technology may be awarded to a student who successfully completes the one year of required coursework.
All applicants must submit an application for admission to the college and submit an official copy of high school transcript from an accredited high school showing date of graduation or a copy of GED transcript with satisfactory scores.
In addition to general admission requirements, this program requires a particular score on the COMPASS or ACT test for program entrance. Please see the program advisor or a counselor for additional information regarding testing times, locations and minimum scores.


​Sample courses:


Foundations: This course includes site selection site preparation site layout building forms and construction of foundations.


Blueprint Reading: This course includes the elements of residential plans and how to prepare a bill of materials from a set of plans.


Construction Mathematics: This course includes the fundamental principles of practical problems in mathematics that carpenters may encounter in the workforce.



Job Placement: Yes





Entry-level, $12 per hour
Average, $17 per hour



Graduation rate: 87%


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