This three semester program will prepare you for a career in the carpentry trade by focusing on broad, transferable skills that stress both theory and hands on training. Carpenters make up the largest building trades occupation in the industry and those with all-around skills are in high demand. Carpenters are involved in many different kinds of construction activities, from building highways and bridges to installing kitchen cabinets. Carpenters construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures made from wood and other materials. This program teaches essential carpentry skills and offers on-the-job training, which can help you build on your proficiency and future earnings potential and the opportunity to be your own boss. This four-level curriculum covers content leading to certification by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). Basic entry-level skills in math, reading, and language must be attained in order to complete this program. Students wishing to enter this program of study should be advised by the instructor or program manager prior to enrollment in these courses.
*If applicable, any documents related to this program of study can be found listed under the Documents section on this web page.
*We strongly encourage you to contact the Pensacola State Engineering Tech Programs Department for assistance in planning your program of study.