• Classes

    Anticpated Start Dates
    Meeting Times
    Spring 2022 M - F 8am - 2pm

    Course Info

    14 Months (1200 clock hours)

    Monday 8 am-1 pm; Tuesday-Friday 8 am-2 pm
    (Summer schedule) Monday- Thursday 8 am - 2:45 pm

    2021-2022 Curriculum Frameworks

    Program Description
    The Carpentry program exposes students to all phases of erecting buildings. Students learn skills such as using tools safely and properly, site surveying, laminating, joinery, finishing, and working with wood products, building codes, blueprint reading, structural framing, drywall application, and door/window installation. Upon completion of the program, students may specialize in specific phases of the building industry such as doors, windows, sidings, or roofing.

    Employment/Career Opportunities
    Students may find employment as survey crews, fence installers or acoustical ceiling mechanics. Graduates from this program have worked as framers, custom home builders, custom stair mechanics, and cabinet shop workers.

    Salaries for graduates range from $12.75-$20.38 per hour.
    Source:  Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation, Labor Market Statistics

    NOTE: A history of felony convictions or substance abuse may adversely affect one's ability to gain employment in this field. We encourage students to consider your personal history when making appropriate career choices.

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    For questions regarding the program, please contact:  Tammy.Alva@hcps.net