Career Studies Certificates


Career Studies Certificate Carpentry I


This career studies certificate is a one semester certificate.


This career studies certificate is designed as a stackable credential that introduces students to the field of carpentry and allows all courses successfully completed to be applied to the Carpentry Program.

The certificate begins by learning about safety, first aid, blueprint reading, freehand sketching, basic mathematics, and a variety of carpentry techniques within a classroom setting. Students then gain familiarity with layout, form-building, rough framing, and interior and exterior finishing through onsite experience.

Occupational Objectives: 

Graduates are prepared for employment in entry level carpentry positions with little knowledge of building code required.  Courses in this program can be used as stackable credentials.

Admission Requirements:

Admission to the Career Studies Certificate program is based upon the general requirements for admission to the college.

*This CSC Carpentry I may be applied toward an AAS in Technical Studies related to Carpentry.

First Year

First Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
BLD 110 Introduction to Construction 3 0 3
BLD 131 Carpentry Framing I 3 4 5
BLD 132 Carpentry Framing II 3 4 5
BLD 199 Supervised Study in Carpentry 0 2 1
BLD 215 OSHA 30 Construction Safety 2 0 2
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 11 10 16


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