Construction Trades Carpentry 



Program Information - Year 1

High School Credits: 6 credits per year
Dual Credits : Vincennes University Credits
Offered: AM and PM sessions
Industry Certifications (National) Available: OSHA 10 Hour Construction Industry Certification, NCCER Carpentry Certification Level I and II


Construction Trades Carpentry is an exciting program with both classroom and hands-
on learning. Students will learn the types and uses for common hand and power tools,
basic terminology associated with construction drawings, and safety procedures with
handling all construction tools and equipment. Furthermore, students will study the roles
of individuals and companies within the construction industry and reinforce
mathematical and communication skills necessary to be successful in the construction
This course of study includes, but is not limited to, training on all the following:

● Orientation to the Trade
● Building Materials, Fasteners and Adhesives
● Hand and Power Tools
● Introduction to Construction Drawings, Specifications and Layout
● Floor Systems
● Wall Systems
● Ceiling Joist and Roof Framing
● Introduction to Building Envelope Systems
● Basic Stair Layout

Area 30 has an Articulation Agreement with Carpenters Local Union #133 in Terre
Haute to provide apprenticeships to students completing this course. Union #133 is part
of the IKORCC Regional Council of Carpenters for Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.

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