Instructor: Mr. Greg Barger
Academic Year: 9 months/900 hours
Start Date: August 2018
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-2:30 pm
Residential Construction Academy-Carpentry 4th Edition
The Carpentry and Building Construction Technology Program prepares students for careers in residential and light commercial construction, apprenticeships, or continuing education at a post secondary institution. The program provides intensive safety training for all hand held and stationary construction power equipment. Areas of instruction include, site selection and building permits, foundations and forms, floor framing, wall framing, roof framing, and roof coverings, exterior finish, insulation and interior finish.
Students are instructed in areas from tool use, with strong emphasis on safety, through every facet of exterior and interior construction.
Areas of Instruction
- Floor Framing
- Wall Framing
- Roof Coverings
- Window and Door Installations
- Exterior Siding and Trim
- Interior Finishes
- Interior Trim
- Kitchen Installations
- Site Selection and Layout
Students considering a career in carpentry should possess good math skills, physical agility and coordination, a good sense of balance, and no fear of heights.
Habitat for Humanity funds projects and the students are learning the skills to construct entire houses, as well as gaining pride and satisfaction with their projects.