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    CARPENTRY

     

    46.0201  CARPENTRY/CARPENTER

    (PDE APPROVED PROGRAM OF STUDY)

     

    The Carpentry Program is an instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out, fabricate, erect, install and repair structures and fixtures using hand and power tools. This Program includes instruction in common systems of framing, construction materials, estimating, blueprint reading and finish carpentry techniques.  The Program is designed to provide students with a combination of classroom theory and hands-on building experience in residential, commercial, and industrial construction trades. The Program consists of alist of PDE required tasks and additional local or value added tasks. 

     

    Specialized Equipment

    Related Occupations

     Employment Opportunities

    Personal Qualifications

    Band and Table Saws

    Bench Shapers

    Drum and Disk Sanders

    Jig and Trim Saws

    Molder/Planer

    Planers and Jointers

    Nailers

    Radial Arm Saws

    Routers with

       Attachments

    Specialized Power Hand

       Tools

    Woodworking Lathes

    Rough Carpenter

    Carpenter Helper

    Roofer

    Drywaller

    Patience

    Endurance

    Ability to Work

       Independently

       and in a Team

    Mechanical Aptitude

    Communication Skills

     

     

     

    CAREERS:
     

    Carpenters

    Helpers - Carpenters

     

     
    Certifications available to qualified students:
     

    Industry Certification

    Provider Name

    CareerSafe/OSHA

    Texas Engineering Extension Service

    Pennsylvania Builders Association Skills Certificate

    Pennsylvania Builders Association

    Articulated Ladder  American Ladder Institute
    Mobile Ladder  American Ladder Institute
    Single and Extension Ladder  American Ladder Institute
    Step Ladder   American Ladder Institute